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Civil Engineering (C E)

C E 448W Advanced Structural Design (3) Wind, snow, seismic, bridge loads; building design using steel, concrete, and prestressed concrete; advanced steel connections; capstone project; computer applications.

C E 448W Advanced Structural Design (3)

The objectives of the course are to develop an understanding of advanced structural engineering design issues in a capstone context that will merge knowledge gained in prerequisite structural design and analysis courses. Building on concepts introduced in introductory steel building, concrete building, and foundation design, students will gain proficiency in structural conceptualization, environmental and induced load determination, modeling and analysis, detailed design of steel and concrete structures, and graphical communication.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: C E 342, C E 441 ; Prerequisite or concurrent:ENGL 202C

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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