Basic structural design 793

Module code SIC 793
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

This course comprises two sections: reinforced concrete design and structural steel design.
Reinforced concrete design covers the design of beams; behaviour and design of slabs; design of slender columns and columns subjected to bi-axial bending; design of simple and combined footings; staircase design; and an introduction to prestressed concrete.
Structural steel design covers the characteristics of steel; design of structural steel members including elements in bending, and bending combined with tension and compression; design of portal frames; composite construction and the bending resistance of composite sections; and plastic design.

Module credits 24.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 40 Contact hours
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Civil Engineering
Period of presentation Year

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