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1. Understand the need for, and the nature of, design codes with the objective of designing safe and economical structures;
2. Differentiate the principles and differences between various limit states in structural analysis;
3. Apply basic structural mechanics to describe the behavior of steel structures under different loading conditions;
4. Design and detail simple structural elements and connections;
5. Communicate effectively through the preparation of formal design calculation sheets, and reporting of civil engineering design; and understand the importance of structured approaches to design in the effectiveness of design processes.
6. Understand the importance of the design practices in achieving resource-efficient structural designs.
CVEN3001W covers fundamentals of steel-based structural design, including:
- Fundamentals of design and structural analysis;
- Limit state design and its application to steel structures;
- Design of steel elements in tension, compression, bending and shear;
- Steel connections and their detailing;
- Analysis of structural systems composed of straight members.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
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|Assignment: Mixture of assignments||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Examination: End of module exam||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
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