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Structural Steel Connection Design

A comprehensive course on the design of structural steel connections in the industry.

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Jayesh Suryawanshi

Volkswagen (I) Pvt. Ltd.,

RMD Sinhgad

Mithin SanthaKumar

Timetooth Technology

Cochin University of Science and Technology University in Kochi, Kerala

Manthan Waghaye

Altigreen Propulsion Labs Pvt Ltd

Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College Of Engineering

Hemant Sagar

KN Associates

PM polytechnic, Delhi ncr , sonipat

Jangaiah Chikonda



sai dinesh


usharama college of engineering and technology

Vadapalli A S Krishna Maruthi Srinivas

advance technologies

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada

Manas Metar

Sphinix World Biz Limited

University of Wolverhampton


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

Course Overview

  • During this coursework, the students will gain
    • In-depth knowledge of the basic concepts and are exposed to practical approaches.
    • Insights on various types of steel connections as per industry standards.
  • After completing this course, the students will be able to design basic steel structural connections.
  • They are exposed to the modern trends and standard practices being followed in the industry right now.

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 - Introduction to Connection Design and Bolted Connection Theory

  • Introduction to Connection Design
  • Types of connections
  • Bolted Connections
  • Types of bolts
  • Load Transfer Mechanism

Week 02 - Bolted Connection Theory

  • Failure Mechanism of Bolted Connection
  • Specifications for Bolted Joints
  • Shear Strength of Bolts
  • Bearing Strength of Bolts
  • Tension Strength of Bolts

Week 03 - Welded connection Theory - Part 1

  • Welded Connection
    • Introduction
    • Types of Weld
    • Weld Symbols

Week 04 - Welded Connection Theory - Part 2

  • Welded Connection
    • Welding Procedure
    • Property of Weld Material
    • Specification of Weld
    • Welded Joint Vs Bolted Joint

Week 05 - Design of Connections

  • Design of Connections
    • Introduction
    • General Procedure of Connection Design
    • Types of Connections

Week 06 - Shear Connections - Part 1

  • Shear Connections
    • Introduction
    • Single Angle Shear Connection
    • Double Angle Shear Connection

Week 07 - Shear Connections - Part 2

  • Shear Connections
    • Introduction
    • Fin Plate Connection
    • Extended End-Plate Connection
    • Beam-to-Beam Shear Connection

Week 08 - Moment Connections - Part 1

  • Moment Connections
    • Introduction
    • Bolted Flange Plate Connection
    • Welded Flange Plate Connection

Week 09 - Moment Connections - Part 2

  • Moment Connections
    • End Plate Moment Connection
    • Beam Splice Connection

Week 10 - Axial Forces Connections - Part 1

  • Axial Force Connections
    • Introduction to Base Plate
    • Pinned and Fixed Base Plate
    • Design Procedure for Pinned Base Plate
    • Design Procedure for Fixed Base Plate

Week 11 - Axial Forces Connections - Part 2

  • Introduction to Column Splice Connection
  • Bolted Cap and Base or End Plate Splices

Week 12 - Design of Gusset Plate and Tubular Connections

  • Gusset Plate Connection
  • Tubular Connection

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.

Beam to Beam Shear Connection

During this project work, the students will design a Beam to Beam Shear Connection with a double-angle cleat. This will help students to understand the concepts in depth with which they can design a mezzanine floor.

Design of Connections for a Factory Building

This project will give complete insight on how to design the following for a factory building

  • Secondary beam to primary beam connection – Fin plate shear connection
  • Primary beam to column connection – Extended end plate connection
  • Column for base plate connection - Pinned connection

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

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Gain Essential Skills with the Structural Steel Connection Design Course

The  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that the employment of skilled civil engineers will increase by 2% annually through 2029. Gaining relevant skills and working on industrial projects will help to kick-start a promising career as a steel design engineer.

Skill-Lync’s Structural Steel Connection Design is an 11-week online course. It will teach you connection theories and calculation load in welded and bolted joints essential for steel structure design. An industry expert with 5+ years of experience in industrial structural design has carefully curated the course. As the curriculum strictly adheres to industry standards, it will help you become job-ready. Two industry-level projects are included in the curriculum to provide you with hands-on practice.

Who Should Take This Course?

The industry-oriented structural steel course is for students and graduates of civil, architecture, and related engineering streams. This course will excite you if you are interested in subjects related to beams, joints, and designing structural elements. Experienced professionals keen on improving their domain expertise can opt for this course.

What Will You Learn?

The course will teach you how to build rigid steel structures. The following concepts will be discussed in the course.

  • Types of connections
  • Load transfer mechanism
  • Failure mechanisms of bolted connection
  • Welded connection theory
  • Bolted and welded flange plate connection
  • Gusset plate and tubular connections

Skills You Will Gain

  • You will be able to manage steel construction projects.
  • Complete knowledge of steel design.
  • In-depth knowledge of establishing steel connections for factory buildings.

Key Highlights of The Program

  • Structural Steel Connection Design is an 11-week-long course.
  • Besides the course completion certificate for all participants, the top 5% of learners get a merit certificate.
  • You will get email and forum support to clear your doubts during the course.
  • Real-time industry-relevant projects will make your learning purposeful and practice-oriented.

Career Opportunities After Taking The Course

Upon completing the Structural Steel Connection Design, numerous job opportunities will open up. Some challenging positions that you can work for include:

  • Structural Steel Engineer
  • Connection Design Engineer
  • Connection Detailing Manager

FAQs on Structural Steel Connection Design Course

Q. Who can take up the Structural Steel Connection Design course?

Students and graduates of civil, architecture and related engineering streams can take the Structural Steel Connection Design course.

Q. Is Structural Steel Connection Design an online program?

Yes, the design of the steel structure course is 100% online.

Q. What is the duration of the Structural Steel Connection Design course?

This advanced steel design course is 11 weeks long, covering all the basic to advanced level concepts essential for calculating shear and axial loads in steel structures.

Q. How much can a structural steel engineer earn?

According to Ambitionbox, the average annual salary of a structural engineer is 4 LPA. However, your pay package varies with your experience and skills.

Q. Is there any certificate for completing the Structural Steel Connection Design course?

Yes, you shall be given a course completion certificate after completing the Structural Steel Connection Design course. The top 5% of the scorers will receive a merit certificate alongside the course completion certificate.

Q. Is any technical support available for this course?

Yes, you can clear your doubts during coursework from our technical support team through email and forum support.

Q. Can you tell me more about Skill-Lync?

Skill-Lync is among India’s leading EdTech platforms dedicated to transforming engineering education. We equip young engineers with the latest skill sets and cutting-edge tools in new-age technologies.

The brainchild of two engineers from Chennai, Skill-Lync, is on a mission to bridge the skill gap between aspiring professionals and the industry’s demands through job-oriented courses.

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INR 40,000

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Become job ready with our comprehensive industry focused curriculum for freshers & early career professionals

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  • Personalized & Hands-OnSupport over Mail, Telephone for Query Resolution & Overall Learner Progress.

  • Job-Oriented Industry Relevant Curriculumavailable at your fingertips curated by Global Industry Experts along with Live Sessions.

Instructors profiles

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


1 industry expert

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


5 years in the experience range

Instructors with 5 years extensive industry experience.


Areas of expertise

  • Industrial Structural Design

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