Contemporary Themes in Structural Engineering

Nottingham Trent University
Course summary
13 weeks
895 GBP

Course description

Contemporary Themes in Structural Engineering - Professional Course

This course evaluates some contemporary themes in structural engineering including railway track systems, earthquake engineering, structural forms and structural optimisation.

The course aims to:

  • Provide advanced understanding of highly specialised areas within structural engineering such as track systems and structural forms
  • Optimise the design of structures using seismic analysis
  • Develop the skills to select and use relevant computer programs for solving problems related to specialised topics in structural engineering
  • Develop skills to apply various design codes and an ability to establish and evaluate them critically.

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Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Comprehensively explain and critique engineering principles applied across a wide range of applications in structural engineering
  • Produce computer based models to systematically assess wide range of contemporary structural engineering problems and challenges and be aware of their limitations
  • Appraise the design process across a range of themes and adapt techniques and novel solutions to a wide range of applications
  • Constructively evaluate and endeavour to improve health and safety issues as they relate to structural engineering and to construction practice
  • Explain and debate with technical and policy based evidence, complex sustainability and environmental issues related to structural engineering and develop strategies and procedures which take them into account.

A CPD certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

Successful completion can also contribute 15 credits towards a PGDip or MSc award.


The cost of this training programme is £895 per delegate.

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