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Basic Structures

To analyse structural elements and simple structures, and to design simple beams

Course Code MG5032
Level 5
Credits 15


  • Evaluate the range of common structural loadings and their effect on structures.
  • Calculate stresses caused by axial forces, shear forces and bending moments.
  • Analyse simple structural elements and structures.
  • Determine the loads on, and design statically determinate steel and timber beams.
  • Analyse simple foundations for structures.

Delivered as part of the following programmes