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CIV4508 Structural Design II

Short Description: Structural Design II
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 030903 - Structural Engineering
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: CIV3505 and CIV3506 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCEN or METC or MEPR or GCNS or GDNS or MENS


This final year design Course represents the end point of many other courses including Engineering Statics, Stress Analysis, Structural Design I, Concrete Structures and Structural Analysis. The course applies the knowledge and skills developed in those earlier courses to the design of standard structural systems in an integrated approach. The course introduces complex loading evaluation and development of conceptual designs, influence lines for structures, methods of solving complex structural problems using Finite Element software, design and detailing of reinforced concrete structures including non-flexural reinforced concrete members using the strut-and-tie-model approach, analysis and design of steel members under combined loading actions and steel connections. This course also introduces advanced topics of structural dynamics.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2019 Online