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EA40JG: ADVANCED STRUCTURAL DESIGN (2019-2020)

Last modified: 01 Nov 2019 15:50


Course Overview

This course is a follow-on course to the Level 3 Course on Design of Structural Elements (EA3519) (and to some extent the Level 3 Civil Engineering Design (EA3720)).  It covers four main areas:

a)       Design of Industrial Buildings in Structural Steelwork

b)       Design of steel-framed multi-storey buildings

c)        Design of domestic buildings using masonry and timber

d)       Design of pre-stressed concrete

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points Other credits (0 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Paul Davidson

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • One of BSc Engineering (Civil) (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering (Civil) (Studied) or Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Eng (Civil and Structural) (Studied) or Master of Engineering in Civil and Structural Engineering (Studied) or Master of Engineering in Civil Eng with Subsea Technology (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Eng (Civil and Environmental) (Studied) or Master of Engineering in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Studied) or Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering with Management (Studied)
  • Either EA3519 Design of Structural Elements (Passed) or EG3519 Design of Structural Elements (Passed)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course divides into three main topics. The first topic will introduce, in some detail, the principles involved in the analysis and design of pre-stressed concrete members. The second topic will cover the design of industrial buildings and multi-storey commercial buildings using structural steelwork. The third topic introduces the main features associated with the design of masonry and timber structures.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 90
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Feedback

Generic feedback for the exam will be posted on MyAberdeen, and students can request more detailed and specific feedback from the Course Tutor.

Learning Outcomes
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2x Class Test - Multiple Choice Questions

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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The answers for the multiple choice class tests, that form the continuous assessment element of this course, will be posted on MyAberdeen.

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Formative Assessment

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Resit Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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