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Design of Sheds with Gantry

Learn about how steel shelters are designed with overhead cranes, the standard engineering practices followed in the industry and the codes governing the design of sheds.

12 weeks long course | 100% Online

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Project based learning with 2 industry level projects that learners can showcase on LinkedIn.

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Syllabus

This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

  • This course deals with the design of a steel shelter with overhead cranes. 
  • The students will learn about the standard engineering practices followed in the industry. 
  • The students will acquire the knowledge of the relevant IS codes. 
  • Students will also acquire hands-on experience in STAAD.Pro, a widely used software in the civil industry. 

Course Syllabus

On a daily basis we talk to companies in the likes of Tata Elxsi and Mahindra to fine tune our curriculum.

Week 01 - Shelter Geometry

  • In this week, the following topics are covered. 
    • Column spacing
    • Thumb rules for member sizing
    • Roof slope
    • Column orientation
    • Base plate configuration
    • Bracing pattern
    • Crane supporting arrangement
    • Crane vendor drawings study

Week 02 - Gantry Girders

  • In this week, the following topics are covered. 
    • Introduction
    • Different shapes/arrangements of girders
    • Different sections of rails
    • Loads
      • Vertical
      • Lateral
      • Longitudinal
      • Impact
    • IS code provisions
    • Design procedure

Week 03 - Roof Trusses

  • In this week, the following topics are covered. 
    • Introduction
    • Selection of type of truss
    • Spacing of truss
    • Panel layout
    • Loads on roof truss
    • Deflection of truss
    • Connection
    • Bracing of trust
    • Solved examples

Week 04 - STAAD Modelling

  • In this week, the following topics are covered. 
    • Shelter modelling in STAAD
    • Assigning properties to members
    • Assigning specifications to members
    • Assigning supports
    • Redefining incidences
    • Renumbering of nodes and members

Week 05 - STAAD Modelling

  • In this week, the following topics are covered. 
    • Dead loads
      • Indian code provisions
      • Member self-weight
      • Connection weight
      • Purlin and cladding runner weight
      • Cladding weight
      • Roof sheeting weight
    • Live loads
      • Indian code provisions
      • Live loads on crane platforms
      • Live loads on the roof
      • Collateral loads/MEP loads
    • Crane Loads
      • Vertical loads
      • Horizontal loads
      • Impact loads

Week 06 - Wind Load Calculations using Indian Codes

  • In this week, the following topics are covered. 
    • Wind loads on walls
      • Open shelter
      • Partially open shelter
      • Closed shelter
    • Wind loads on roofs
      • Open shelter
      • Partially open shelter
      • Closed shelter
    • Load Application in STAAD

Week 07 - Analysis and Design

  • In this week, the following topics are covered. 
    • Creating strength and service load combinations
    • Analysis and design
    • Design parameters
    • Checking analysis results
    • Design of runner beams

Week 08 - Design of Beams and Columns

  • In this week, the following topics are covered. 
    • Checking SFD and BMD in STAAD.Pro
    • Comparing with manual beam design
    • Comparing with manual column Design

Week 09 - Base Plate Design

  • In this week, the following topics are covered. 
    • Introduction to base plates
    • Types of base plates
    • Design procedure
    • Design of handbook using AISC design guide

Week 10 - Special Publications

  • In this week, the following topics are covered. 
    • Steel structure with portal frames with cranes
    • Steel structures with steel roof trusses with and without cranes

Week 11 - Design Drawing Preparation

  • In this week, the following topics are covered. 
    • How to prepare design drawings?
    • Scaling of design drawings
    • Drawing sizes to be used
    • Layout of design drawings
    • General notes to be covered in design drawings

Week 12 - Design Report Preparation

  • In this week, the following topics are covered. 
    • How to prepare a design report for submission to a client?
    • Points to be covered in the design report

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Industry Projects

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 2 Projects that are available in this program.

Modelling a shelter as per the given architectural drawing using STAAD.Pro

In this project, the students will be asked to model a shelter as per the given architectural drawing with all loads applied. They will also be asked to calculate the wind, dead and live loads using excel.

Modelling of a Shelter with Truss and Frame Elements using STAAD.Pro

In this project, students will be asked to model a shelter using both frame and truss elements in STAAD.Pro. They will also be asked to compare the quantities of both types of shelters.

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Ratings & Reviews by Learners

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Instructors profiles

Our courses are designed by leading academicians and experienced industry professionals.

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1 industry expert

Our instructors are industry experts along with a passion to teach.

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12 years in the experience range

Instructors with 12 years extensive industry experience.

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Areas of expertise

  • Thermal Engineering
  • Industrial Structural Design

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