Foundations of Struct Concepts & Design (CIVL5509)


The primary objective is to develop an understanding of design concepts and an introduction to the design of steel, concrete and composite structures. This involves calculation of loads on structures caused by gravity, wind and earthquake; and analysis and design of basic structural elements.

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4 hours of lectures and 2 hours of tutorials per week.


Through semester assessment (25%), Final Exam (75%)

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