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Theory of structures 321


 
Module code STU 321
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

1. Timber structures
• Loads on typical timber structures, Limit-states design principles
• Bending, shear and deflection: Design of flexural members without and with axial loads
• Tension members: Tension members in roof trusses
• Compression members: Design of compression members in trusses and as support members for trusses
• Bracing systems
2. Steel Structures
• Loads on typical steel structures, Limit-states design principles
• Bending, shear and deflection: Design of flexural members without and with axial loads
• Tension members: Tension members in roof trusses
• Compression members: Design of compression members in trusses and as support members for trusses
• Bracing systems

Module credits 8.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites STU 311 GS
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Civil Eng
Period of presentation Semester 2

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