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AIN SHAMS UNIVERSITY - FACULTY OF ENGINEERIN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT Third year civil ~ Structures Section April 2003 Mid term Exam Time: 1% Hrs The exam consists of 3 questions in one page ~ page 1/1 Any missing data may be reasonably assumed. Steel used is steel 37. Questions ~v a |, 5000 mm_, 6000 mm |_$000 mm, 6000 mm Fig_(1-a): Main system Fig_(1-b). VL. Bracing of column A-B Wot wor 400mm 490mm Omm #0 nm Figure (1-a) shows the main system of an industrial building. Column A-B is supporting two crane girders as shown in Detail X. The vertical bracing of column A-B is shown in Figure (1-b). The wheel loads of each crane are 140 t and spaced by 3 m as shown in Figure (1-c). It is required to: 1) (25%) Design suitable sections for the marked vertical bracing members (A-C) and (C-B) 2) (50%) Design a suitable rolled section for column AB 3) (25%) Design the welded connection between column A-B and the end plate shown in Detail X. GOOD LUCK! Mid exam model answer April 2003 3° year Loads from crane Wa = 0.1871 /m Ry =0 187 x6= 1 122:0n Dead fond Ry = M4= 14x 36 =2i ton Ryo 14+14x3/6=2.1 ton Pr=Ra+Ri( 1-1) = Pa = 1122 ton me fore Ry Braking force B For crane B= (14 = (4)/7=4ton 2B/2 cos 45 -=4/ cos 45==5.65 ton Ex=0 2x4—F) -F cos 8~F, 5.65 cos 4: Fi ==4t0n Mid term exam mode! answer April 2003 3° year civil use | tong nember Fi # 4100 Assume d= 100 Agi = 4/2x 0,75 = Jou = Looie / fu = 600 / 0.38 az = 200 = 266 cm? use L 35x38 x4 a= 15. 7em a=33cm Ayg™ (1S 7-35) /2=965 choose L 90x 90x9 fon =F OXLLS3xXL6xL1=S3em<9cem ok check as comp. member fon Lyow / fu = 600/ 3.45 = 173.9 < 200 F, = 7300 / (173 9)* = 0.24 vem? Fa= 4/(2xiS5)=0 3vem?