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ES3D1 - Concrete Structures

  • Module code: ES3D1
  • Module name: Concrete Structures
  • Department: School of Engineering
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The design of concrete structures is a main stream activity of professional civil engineers. The subject, therefore, forms a principal part of civil engineering courses and is essential for professional accreditation. Structural engineering is a substantial economic activity; many concrete structures are of such a scale and complexity that they require extensive management for their procurement, maintenance and later reuse, or demolition.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to: Understand the background theory of design of concrete structures, have knowledge of principles of Limit State Design, and margins of uncertainty associated with loading, material properties and type of structural action; Analyse the response of main structural elements to a variety of load and boundary conditions; Examine critically the results of structural analysis and design of concrete sections; determine form and size of structural elements; Appreciate the relationship between design, durability, and ease of construction.

Timetabled teaching activities

All terms. This module includes 30 hours of lectures, 10h of examples and revision classes.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/eso/modules/year3/es3d1/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ES3D1-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 10%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 90%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • BEng Civil Engineering (H210) - Year 3
  • MEng Civil Engineering (H211) - Year 3
  • MEng Civil Engineering with Intercalated Year (H212) - Year 3
  • MEng Civil Engineering with Intercalated Year (H212) - Year 4
  • MEng Civil Engineering with Year in Research (H213) - Year 3
  • MEng Civil Engineering with Year in Research (H213) - Year 4
Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • BEng Engineering (H106) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering (H107) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Intercalated Year (H109) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Intercalated Year (H109) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering with Year in Research (H110) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Year in Research (H110) - Year 4