DE5206 – Structures 2

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Module code
DE5206
Module title
Structures 2
Prescription
To develop further knowledge of structural analysis and structural design
Programmes
  • EN1603
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
90
Self directed hours
60
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Analyse a range of statically determinate and indeterminate structures and structural elements.
2.Appraise and evaluate the effects of a range of loads (actions) on structures.
3.Design a range of simple structural elements.
Content
Statically determinate portal frames, statically indeterminate beams, beam deflections (moment area or Macaulay), computer applications
Wind and earthquake actions; load resisting mechanisms
Design reinforced concrete beams, timber column design for combined axial load and bending, steel column design for combined axial loads
Assessment Criteria
Assignments/Projects40
Tests10
Examination50