Basic structural design 793

Modulekode SIC 793
Kwalifikasie Postgraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology

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.

Modulekrediete 24.00
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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