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 mechanical properties of steel to ananlyses and design of steel members and systems
• Analyse and design hot-rolled, welded, and cold-formed steel members and systems
• Analyse and design bolted and welded connections
• Explain classification criteria and design principles of steel joints and frames
• Analyze and design steel trusses and frames

Credits: 5

Schedule: 02.03.2021 - 16.04.2021

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 (valid 13.02.2021-21.12.2112):Responsible teacher
Dr. Wei Lu,

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:

    Behaviour and design of steel beams, columns, beam-columns, plated girders, and cold-formed steel members. Analysis and design of bolted and welded connections. Analysis and design of steel trusses and frames.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    Please visit the course page in Mycourse.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Contact lectures, exercise lectures, home assignments, learning essay, exams.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    The detailed requirements to pass the course will be provided in mycourse.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lectures: 24h (6x4h)

    Exercises: 24h (6x4h)

    Exam: 3h

    Indepent work: 84h


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lecture notes, ESDEP materials, Design codes: EN 1993-1-1, EN 1993-1-3, EN1993-1-5, EN 1993-1-8.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    The list of learning materials will be given in mycourse.

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Rak-83.2210 Steel Structures I. Rak-83.3110 Steel Structures II (Partly)

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    CIV-E1020 Mechanics of beam and frame structures, CIV-E1030 Fundamentals of structural design, or other courses equivalent to these two courses.

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    7 Affordable and Clean Energy

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


Details on the schedule
  • Applies in this implementation:

    The schedule will be given in mycourse.