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Module Title LM Structural Engineering 3
SchoolSchool of Engineering
Department Civil Engineering
Module Code 04 28465
Module Lead Pedro Martinez-Vazquez
Level Masters Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions For ug students Structural Engineering 2; none for MSc students.
Contact Hours Lecture-15 hours
Tutorial-5 hours
Guided independent study-180 hours
Total: 200 hours
Description The module covers advanced topics in structural materials and composite construction including:


.1. Composite Construction

2. Prestressed Concrete Structures

Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Critically evaluate the behaviour of composite structures and design composite members according to design standards
  • Critically evaluate the behaviour of prestressed concrete structures and design prestressed concrete members according to design standards
  • Communicate key engineering and design concepts using professional drawings and/or sketches
Assessment 28465-01 : Examination : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (60%)
28465-04 : Coursework : Coursework (40%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment:

Main assessment
Coursework (40%)
3-hour written unseen exam (60%)


3-hour written unseen
exam (100%)
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