Comparative Study of Design of Steel Structural Elements by using IS 800:2007, AISC 13th Edition and BS: 5950, 1:2000
Amruta G. Whatte1, S.S. Jamkar2
1Miss. Amruta G. Whatte, (Department of Applied Mechanics, Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, M.S. India
2Prof. S.S. Jamkar, (Department of Applied Mechanics, Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, M.S. India

Manuscript received on August 05, 2013. | Revised Manuscript received on August 11, 2013. | Manuscript published on August 15, 2013. | PP: 8-12 | Volume-1 Issue-9, August 2013. | Retrieval Number: I0403081913/2013©BEIESP
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Abstract: The task of the structural engineer is to design a structure which satisfies the needs of the client and the user. Specifically the structure should be safe, economical to build and maintain, and aesthetically pleasing. By considering the above needs of user this study gives the comparative design of structural element by using three different International Design Codes.Structural Elements such as tension member, compression member, flexural member, beam column, gusseted base, and beam column connection are designed for this comparative study. Same data is considered for the design of particular element and that element is designed by using Indian Standard (IS 800:2007), American Standard (AISC 13th Edition) and British Standard (BS 5950, 1:2000). The design methodology used in this study is same for all the codes but there are some differences in the constants or parameters depending on the code used. Finally the results are evaluated and compared in the tabular format.
Keywords: IS 800:2007, AISC 13th edition, BS 5950 1:2000, LRFD, and ASD.