Structural Design for Non-Structural Engineers

  • Schedule : Online
  • Who is this for: Engineering Students , Professionals

Duration: 5-8 Hours
Schedule: Online
Level: Beginner
Rs: 0

Course Overview


  • To understand  topics such as the behavior of structural members under loading
  • The concept of stress functions such as tension, compression, shear and bending, basic analysis of statically determinate and indeterminate structures, and the significance of material properties in design.

  • Analysis of statically determinate structures
  • Analysis of statically determinate structures
  • Principles of strength of Materials 1
  • Principles of strength of Materials 2
  • Analysis of statically indeterminate structures
  • Design theories and loads
  • Design of steel structures 1
  • Design of steel structures 2
  • Design of RCC Structures
  • Design of RCC structures 2
  • Design of masonry and timber structures

Topics covered are

  • Classification of structures
  • Types of loads

  • Stress in structural members

  • Types of supports in structures

  • Equilibrium of bodies

  • Bending moment and shear force

  • Effect of moving loads

  • Analysis of pin-jointed frames

  • Mechanical properties of materials

  • Development of internal stresses

  • Flexural stresses in beams

  • Relationship between horizontal and vertical shear

  • Determination of bending shear stress

  • Deformation of beams

  • Combined stresses

  • Structural classification based on degree of indeterminacy

  • Principle of superposition

  • Analysis of statistically indeterminate beams

  • Multi-span or continuous beams

  • Slope deflection method

  • Moment distribution method

  • Influence line diagram for statically indeterminate structures

  • Stress-strain relationship for different materials

  • Design philosophies

  • Combination of loads

  • Theories of failure

  • Properties of structural steel

  • Steel structural sections

  • Design of steel structures

  • Joints and fasteners for steel structures

  • Design of tension members

  • Design of compression members

  • Design of beams

  • Design of truss and allied structures

  • Properties of concrete

  • Principle of reinforced concrete design

  • Design norms for reinforced concrete beams

  • Design of reinforced concrete slabs

  • Design of reinforced concrete foundations

  • Design of axially loaded columns

  • Pre-stressed concrete

  • Multi-storied buildings

  • Masonry structures

  • Design of masonry structures

  • Strength of timber

  • Design of timber structures