Aims/Description: This module is designed to improve your knowledge understanding of how elastic and plastic methods of structural analysis can be applied to various structural forms. The module will be delivered via lectures, supported by problem-solving, and computer and laboratory classes. You will develop your ability to analyse structures under working and ultimate loads, by hand and via computer.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Problem solving, Laboratory work, Fieldwork, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Classroom testing

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Civil and Structural Engineering):

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