STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS COURSE
Lesson Plans
Module 1: Introduction to Structural Engineering
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Lesson 1: History and Purpose of Structural Engineering

Lesson 2: Conceptual Structural Design for Various Types of Structural Forms – Is it Stable or Not
Module 2: Vertical Loads – Concepts of Weight and Loads
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Lesson 1: Gravity Loads – Dead and Live Loads – Material Density, Pressure Load, Line Load

Lesson 2: Gravity Loads – Dead and Live Loads Based on Codes of Practice
Module 3: Horizontal Loads
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Lesson 1: Notional Horizontal Loads Based on Codes of Practice

Lesson 2: Wind Loads Based on Codes of Practice

Lesson 3: Earthquake Loads Based on Codes of Practice
Module 4: Structural Schematic Design
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Lesson 1: Load Flow Path for Vertical Loads – Structural Vertical Framing Schemes

Lesson 2: Structural Vertical Framing Scheme – Reinforced Concrete (RC) OneWay Spanning Slab with RC Beams

Lesson 3: Structural Vertical Framing Scheme – Reinforced Concrete (RC) TwoWay Spanning Slab with RC Beams

Lesson 4: Structural Vertical Framing Scheme – Reinforced Concrete (RC) Flat Slab

Lesson 5: Structural Vertical Framing Scheme – Steel (ST) OneWay Spanning Composite Slab with Composite Steel (ST) Beams

Lesson 6: Load Flow Path for Horizontal Loads – Structural Lateral Stability Schemes

Lesson 7: Structural Lateral Stability Scheme – Braced Frame

Lesson 8: Structural Lateral Stability Scheme – Moment Frame

Lesson 9: Structural Lateral Stability Scheme – Shear / Core Wall

Lesson 10: Structural Lateral Stability Scheme – Core and Outrigger

Lesson 11: Structural Lateral Stability Scheme – Tube Frame
Module 5: Structural Analysis (Basic)
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Lesson 1: Governing Equations in Structural Static Analysis and Solution Methods

Lesson 2: Structural Analysis of Structural Elements by using Statics or Derived Structural Static Formulae

Lesson 3: Structural Analysis of Structural Frames (Element Assemblage) by using Derived Structural Static Formulae (Approximate Hand Methods)

Lesson 4: Performing Structural Analysis by Hand – A Vertical and Lateral Load Take Down Exercise

Lesson 5: Performing Structural Analysis by Computer (Stiffness Method) – Commercial Structural Analysis Software CSC.Orion R18 SP5

Lesson 6: Performing Structural Analysis by Computer (Stiffness Method) – Commercial Structural Analysis Software ProtaStructure 2019 SP7.0

Lesson 7: Performing Structural Analysis by Computer (Stiffness Method) – Commercial Structural Analysis Software OASYS/GSA 8.7.0.31

Lesson 8: Performing Structural Analysis by Computer (Stiffness Method) – Commercial Structural Analysis Software CSI.Etabs 2020.0.3

Lesson 9: Performing Structural Analysis by Computer (Stiffness Method) – Commercial Structural Analysis Software MidasGen 2019 v2.1

Lesson 10: Comparison of Results from Commercial Structural Analysis Software
Module 6: Structural Design (Basic)
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Lesson 1: Design Loading Combinations Based on Codes of Practice

Lesson 2: Governing Equations in Structural Design – Stress Criteria and Assessment

Lesson 3: Design of Reinforced Concrete (RC) Beams for Bending

Lesson 4: Design of Reinforced Concrete (RC) Beams (Including Flat Slabs) for Shear

Lesson 5: Design of Reinforced Concrete (RC) OneWay and TwoWay Spanning Slabs

Lesson 6: Design of Reinforced Concrete (RC) Flat Slabs

Lesson 7: Design of Reinforced Concrete (RC) Columns

Lesson 8: Design of Reinforced Concrete (RC) Walls

Lesson 9: Design of Reinforced Concrete (RC) Staircases