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: 01.11.2021 - 09.12.2021

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

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

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

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

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

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

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

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

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

    Independent work: 87h


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    provided during the teaching period

Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

    17 Partnerships for the Goals


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Autumn II

    2021-2022 Autumn II

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( instead of WebOodi.

    Register through weboodi.