Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


  • Apply concepts and theories to the analysis and design of structural systems made of concrete; wood; or steel, and steel-concrete composite materials.
  • Present design details with production drawings
  • Gain design experiences and skills through comprehensive design projects
  • Familiar with structural design codes especially Eurocodes
  • Apply design software to analyse and design structural systems against various types of loads
  • Develop understanding of professional and ethical issues related to structural design
  • Be ready for lifelong learning in structural engineering

Credits: 5

Schedule: 26.10.2020 - 03.12.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Wei Lu

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Wei Lu

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Design-based project work including structural analysis, detailed design and production drawings related to the selected design exercises.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    Please visit the course webpage in Mycourse.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Self-finished two project tasks under the guidances of specilized teachers.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    The details can be found in the course webpage in Mycourse.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Contact guiding session: 24h (6 x 4h) 

    Reserved self-exercises: 24h (6 x 4h)

    Independent work: 87h


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    provided during the teaching period

  • Applies in this implementation:

    The details can be found in the course webpage in Mycourse.

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Rak-83.3300, Rak-43.3130, Rak-43.3136 and Rak-43.3140.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    ENG-A1001 and the following courses related to the design tasks selected: CIV-E4040, CIV-E4050, CIV-E4060, CIV-E4070, CIV-E4110, and CIV-E4120.

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

    17 Partnerships for the Goals


Details on the schedule
  • Applies in this implementation:

    The detailed schedule can be found in Mycourse.