CVEN40610 Advanced Materials

Academic Year 2021/2022

This module will focus on the use of Fibre Reinforced Composites (often called FRP) in structural engineering applications. This will include the use of FRP as reinforcement in concrete structures, as well as the use of FRP as a strengthening system for existing structures.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module the student will:
1. Understand the principles governing the use of FRP in structural engineering
2. Appreciate the application of these principles to structural engineering problems
3. Demonstrate this understanding through preparation of high quality design reports

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning








Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Active/task-based learning; lectures; lab/studio work; enquiry & problem-based learning 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: 100% continuous assessment, based on a series of assignments throughout the semester. Varies over the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Composites for construction: structural design with FRP materials by Bank, Lawrence Colin
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
Studio Offering 1 Week(s) - 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11 Mon 09:00 - 10:50
Studio Offering 1 Week(s) - 2, 12 Mon 09:00 - 10:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Thurs 12:00 - 12:50