STRU06010 2012 Structural Design 202

General Details

Full Title
Structural Design 202
Transcript Title
Structural Design 202
N/A %
Subject Area
STRU - Structures
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
06 - NFQ Level 6
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2012 - Full Academic Year 2012-13
End Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
Bill O'Kelly-Lynch
Programme Membership
SG_EENVI_B07 201300 Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental Engineering *** Copy *** SG_ECIVI_C06 201200 Higher Certificate in Engineering in Engineering in Civil Engineering SG_ECVIL_B07 201400 Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering in Civil Engineering SG_EENVI_B07 201400 Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental Engineering SG_EENVE_B07 201400 Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental Engineering

This module introduces the learner to the design and detailing of simple elements in reinforced concrete.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Appreciate the process to design reinforced concete elements in accordance with the relevant design codes


Distinguish between ultimate and serviceability limit states


Recognise the requirements for durability and serviceability in reinforced concrete elements


Design reinforced concrete simply supported beams and slabs


Perform and present design calculations in a clear and logical fashion


Prepare reinforcement detail drawings and prepare the associated reinforcement bending schedules

Module Dependencies

STRU06005 201200 Structures 101 STRU06006 201200 Structures 102

Indicative Syllabus

Limit State Design.

Properties of reinforced concrete.

Analysis of the section for bending (Singly reinforced.  Rectangular section with compression reinforcement. Flanged sections).



Serviceability and durability requirements

Design of simply supported beams

Design of simply supported slabs.

Reinforcement detailing and scheduling.


Reinforced concrete design project(s). The practical work is designed to supplement the fundamental principles covered in lectures.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
30 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
70 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Practical Evaluation Continuous Assessment Practical Evaluation 30 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam Closed Book Exam 70 % End of Year 1,2,3,4

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Presentation of theory 2 Weekly 2.00
Design Projectwork Computer Laboratory Structural design project(s) 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Review/study module material 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

1.      Mosley WH, Hulse H and Bungey JH. Reinforced Concrete Design to Eurocode 2, 7th Edition, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012

2.      Draycott T and Bullman P. Structural Elements Design Manual: Working with Eurocodes, 2nd Edition,  Butterworth-Heinemann, 2009

3.      IStruct E. Standard Method of Detailing Structural Concrete: A Manual for Best Practice, 3rd Edition, The Institution of Structural Engineers, 2006

4.      EN 1992: Design of Concrete Structures

Other Resources


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