University of Newcastle
Area of Study
Taught In English
Content covered in course CIVL2130 Theory of Structures 1
Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThe course covers the structural design of steel members and connections. Topics include design loads and the structural design of steel beams, columns, tension members and bolted and welded connections.LEARNING OUTCOMES1. Determination of design loads.2. Understand design process3. Sizing of structural steel members4. Structural design of a realistic structure.CONTENTLimit states and design loading.Outline of types of steel and steel structures.Methods of structural analysis.Flexural members (i.e., beams).Columns (i.e., compression members).Tension members.Combined actions (i.e., beams/columns).Bolted, pinned, and welded connections.Composite beams.Past examination and quiz paper review.Example design drawings and steel schedule.
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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.