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Semester 1

Steel Structures 4 (CIVE10030)


Civil Engineering





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Equivalent to Structural Analysis 3

Course Summary

This course explains the behaviour of steel structures, and explores how understanding of their behaviour is applied in structural design. The fundamental mechanics of steel structural members is described. The role of design codes in interpreting observed and theoretical behaviour is explained. This course also introduces the behaviour and algebraic analysis of thin-walled structural members; and covers the stability of structural elements and their analysis.

Course Description

This 10 credit lecture course involves 10 hours of lectures.The course topics (not necessarily in this order) include:1. Column design2. Beam design3. Beam-column design4. Steel connection5. Portal frame

Assessment Information

Written Exam 55%, Coursework 45%, Practical Exam 0%

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