Technical Information - Structural

STEEL STRUCTURE DESIGN PARAMETERS

DESIGN CRITERIA

Structural Steel design is based on the following criteria:

  • Dead Load
  • Live Load
  • Wind Load
  • Seismic Load
  • Crane Load – Gantry Girder design
  • Auxiliary Load
  • Collateral Load
  • Snow Load

Design Code IS (INDIA)

Load are applied in accordance with:

  • IS 875 Part I : Code of practice for Design Dead loads for Building and Structures
  • IS 875 Part II : Code of practice for Design imposed loads for Building and Structures
  • IS 875 Part III : Code of practice for Design wind loads for Building and Structures
  • IS 1893 (2002) : Criteria for Earthquake Resistance Design of Structures
  • Hot Rolled Built up sections and designed in accordance with:
  • IS 800 (2007): Code of Practice for general Construction in Steel (Latest Revision)
  • Cold-formed members are designed in accordance with:
  • IS 801 (1975): Code of Practice for use of Cold-formed Light Gauge Steel Structure

International Quality Standards

Hot rolled built-up sections are designed in accordance with following American codes:

  • Low Rise Building Systems Manual (MBMA) Metal Building Manufacturer’s Association, Inc.
  • Allowable Stress Design (AISC) American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.
  • Cold Formed Steel Design Manual (AISC) American Iron & Steel Institute
  • Structural Welding Code – Steel (AWS) American Welding Society
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