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: 19.04.2022 - 01.06.2022

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:

    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.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

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

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures: 24h (6x4h)

    Exercises: 24h (6x4h)

    Exam: 3h

    Indepent work: 84h


Substitutes for 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


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring V
    2023-2024 Spring V

    Enrollment :

    Registration for the course will take place on Sisu (