Module Title:   Steel & Concrete Design

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   ENG2301L

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Engineering

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr A F Ashour

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

Aims:
Using first principles and structural Eurocodes to design structural steelwork and concrete elements.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Concepts, principles & theories explored in formal lectures, practised in tutorials.

Lectures:   48.00          Directed Study:   125.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   24.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   3.00          Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

analyse and evaluate main reinforced concrete and steel structural elements according to limit state design method.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

design different reinforced concrete and steel structural elements for serviceability and ultimate limit states.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

present and interpret data; apply scientific method; develop systematic problem solving; and gain creative problem solving.

  Examination - closed book 3.00 100%
 
  Exam

Supplementary Assessment:
As Original

Outline Syllabus:
Philosophy of Limit State Design and partial safety factors as applied to reinforced concrete and steelwork design.
- Concept of load transfer in structures.
- Load combinations for ultimate limit states.
- Design bending moment and shear force envelopes.
- Calculation of moment of resistance or area of steel of reinforced concrete sections from first principles.
- RC Beam design for ULS - flanged beams, shear, doubly reinforced.
- Classifications of steel sections.
- Design of restrained and unrestrained simply supported steel beams.
- RC Slab design - types of slabs, flexure, deflection, shear, durability.
- RC and steel column design - short or slender columns, columns under axial loads and/or moment.
- Design and analysis of steel trusses.
- Design of different steel connections.
- Design of RC and steel structural elements for serviceability limit states.

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