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Unit of Study CIVL4001 Design of Steel Structures (2024)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

design structural elements and entire structures to meet stipulated function and performance objectives

use relevant Australian Standards and codes of practice to analyse and design structures

demonstrate an understanding of the behaviour of steel as a structural material

design connections and structural steel members in tension, compression, bending and combined actions.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Gorenc, B, Tinyou, R & Syam, A, 2012, Steel designers' handbook, 8th edn, UNSW Press, NSW, Australia. ISBN: 9781742233413.
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