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Introduction to Structural Design
Types of structures; Loads, load factors and load transfer; Properties of structural steel, Behaviour and design of steel compression members and statically-determinate steel beams; Properties of concrete and reinforcing steel; Behaviour of uncracked and cracked reinforced concrete beams; Design of statically-determinate one-way slabs and rectangular, T and L beams for ultimate and serviceability limit states; Design of reinforced concrete short columns. Behaviour and design of timber members subjected to bending, axial compression and combined bending and compression.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Tutorial: 2 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1