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Module Title LI Structural Engineering 1 School of Engineering Civil Engineering 04 29654 Marios Theofanous Intermediate Level 20 Semester 1 LC Mechanics 1 - (04 28608) None Lecture-44 hours Tutorial-20 hours Supervised time in studio/workshop-6 hours Guided independent study-130 hours Total: 200 hours The module covers the following topics in theory and design of structures:Theory:2-d stresses, Mohr's circleYield and failure criteria in 2D and 3DSt Venant's principleBuckling of strutsPlastic collapseEnergy methods – displacements in pin jointed frames and energy in bendingMoment distributionBehaviour and analysis of two-pinned and three-pinned archesBehaviour and analysis of cablesDesign:Introduction to limit state designSteel – design of restrained beams, short and slender columns under axial load onlyReinforced Concrete – design of elements in flexure (single and double reinforcement), shear design of reinforced concrete beams, design of short columns subject to axial load only. By the end of the module students should be able to:analyse a structural element under multi-axial stresscalculate the load capacity of single columns or struts subjected to axial loadexplain the concept of limit state designdesign a restrained steel beams, short or slender column to EC3design a reinforced concrete element beam or short column to EC2use moment distribution to analyse a continuous beamanalyse three pinned arches and appreciate the behaviour of two pinned arches under symmetric and unsymmetric loadscalculate strain energy due to axial force and due to bending in simple structures and use energy methods to calculate deflections in beams and simple pin-jointed frames.apply the plastic method of analysis to beams and simple framesexplain the term shear centre and locate its position in a channel sectionanalyse cables subjected to transverse loadsexplain the St Venaint's prinicple and its importance regarding the effect of localized stresses on structural behaviourapply appropariate yield and failure criteria to deduce the safety of components subjected to complex stress states 29654-01 : Examination : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (60%) 29654-04 : Coursework : Coursework (40%) Assessment:Assessment: Coursework (40%)  3-hour written unseen examination (60%) Reassessment:3-hour written unseen examination (100%)