Structural Design Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Structural Design




Total 118 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

Steel Structures

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Dawson College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Montreal, Canada

This course introduces the student to the design of the basic structural steel elements using design tables and procedures, dimensioning and shop drawings of flexural, compressive, tensile steel members, framed and seated connections, bracing systems, and erection of steel structures.

Structural Design

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Sudbury, Canada

In this course, students will design the structural elements for industrial and commercial buildings based on the use of codes and design standards. Components include determinate and indeterminate structures, pinned and moment connections, roof and floor systems, the design of composite beams. Students will work in teams with scheduled design submissions.

Aircraft Composite Structural Analysis & Design (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: UW Professional & Continuing Education
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Bellevue, Seattle, United States
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Study with UW faculty and leading professionals from the FAA and aerospace industry. Learn to apply composite materials such as carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) to aircraft structures to improve performance and reduce weight. Explore state-of-the-art methods in composite design. Investigate a broad spectrum of theoretical and practical developments in the field through courses in mechanics, analysis methods and design case studies.
Key Outcomes
You will understand the latest techniques in using carbon fiber reinforced plastics to improve the structure and performance of aircrafts. You will know how to apply both theory and proven practices to the field of composite airplane design.

Program Features

Composite fundamentals
Damage tolerant design
Composite aircraft primary structures
Design case studies and solutions
Option to take first course for graduate credit


Who Should Apply

Boeing employees who have a bachelor’s degree in engineering with a background in mechanics of materials. See... [Read More]

Structural Design for Non-Structural Engineers (2.4 CEUs)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Global Innovative Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Edmonton, Canada
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Description

This course is intended to give the basics in understanding structural engineering theories, design rationale, and step by step procedures that will assist to understand and solve building structural problems.

The course contains a short introduction to the national building code 2010 and then goes into detail on how to calculate loads and loads combinations that include environmental loads and occupational loads. Loading calculations on structures in accordance to NBCC2010 which include dead, live, snow, wind and seismic loads will be discussed. A summary of the basics of structural analysis for design will be explained, then the course goes into the design of steel according to S16-09, and concrete design in accordance to A23-1 will be explained. Steel and concrete members�designs besides steel connection design are discussed. Also foundation design will be explained for both shallow and deep foundation.

Objective

This course will be considered as an introduction to structural design of steel and concrete struct... [Read More]

Civil Engineering Technology: Structural

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: New Brunswick Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Moncton, Canada
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If you were a Lego master when you were young, whose towers never toppled, and you still have an interest in buildings, that’s what the two-year Civil Engineering Technology: Structural program is all about. You’ll learn about steel, timber and reinforced concrete design, structural analysis, engineering drawings, soils and materials testing and quantity surveying. A combination of in-class and on-the-job experiences will prepare you to assist in the design and construction of building systems, and perform site inspections and testing. Your first year of training will cover the basics of building engineering technology. In your second year, you’ll specialize in all the specifics of structural technology, as well as general communications and mathematics to help you out in the business world.

What You Will Learn

Structural Analysis
Computer-Aided Design and Drafting
Structural Steel Design
Concrete Design
Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Design
Communication
Mathematics
Safety
Ap... [Read More]

Structural Design

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: College of the North Atlantic
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Bonavista, Carbonear, Clarenville, Gander, Labrador City, St. Anthony, St. Johns, Stephenville, Canada

This course is an introduction to structural design and strength of materials. Emphasis is placed on calculations leading to the selection of structural members based on shear forces, bending moments, and deflection produced by static loads, with an application towards architecture and building construction.

Structural Analysis

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Oklahoma State University - Tulsa
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Tulsa, United States

Analysis of internal forces and deflections of structures subjected to static loading. Beams, trusses, and framed structures analyzed by appropriate classical methods. Classical methods and modern computer procedures for the analysis of statically indeterminate structures.

Structural Concrete Design

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: The University of New Orleans
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New Orleans, United States
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Theory and design of reinforced concrete beams, girders, slabs, columns, floor systems, and footings incorporating ACI Code provisions for working stress and ultimate strength design. Consideration of deflection, torsion, creep, and shrinkage. Review of experimental data and current design specifications. Graduate students enrolled in 4359G must carry out additional work to earn the graduate credit.

Structural Steel Design

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: The University of New Orleans
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New Orleans, United States

Concepts of and introduction to elastic and plastic design of steel structures. Elastic design of structural elements, i.e. tension members, columns, beams, beam-columns and connections, incorporating AISC design specifications and manual. Critical comparisons of specifications with theories. Graduate students enrolled in 4358G must carry out additional work to earn the graduate credit.

Structural Analysis

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: The University of New Orleans
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New Orleans, United States

Analysis of structures using manual and computer methods. Analysis of determinate and indeterminate structures subjected to static loads by the following methods: moment-area principles, virtual work, conjugate beam, moment distribution, displacement method.

Civil Engineering (Master Degree)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: University of Virginia School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Charlottesville, United States
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The Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (Structural) emphasizes structural mechanics and/or structural design. The 30-credit hour program consists of 10 courses that can be completed on a part-time basis.

Courses offered through UVa are now available over the Internet, either in a live or asynchronous format. Participating students are required to have their own computer and access to the Internet with an &,quot,unlimited data&,quot, plan. Classes are scheduled in late afternoon and early evening hours.

Courses may be taken for graduate credit or for non-degree continuing education. If students wish to apply coursework for graduate credit towards the master’s degree, they must submit an application for admission to the program prior to enrollment. Students beginning study in a given year can schedule their courses appropriately after consultation with an academic advisor.

This program is offered through the University’s Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program (CGEP), which has served engineers and scientists through di... [Read More]

Crane Structure Design and Analysis

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Centre for Continuing Education, Nanyang Technological University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Singapore, Singapore
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This course discusses the fundamental concepts of design and classification of cranes subject to workloads due to operational motions and wind during service life. Important factors controlling the load rating of a crane to lift a load is presented. References will be made to related International codes and standards for certification of lifting appliances.

Objectives

The course is aimed to provide the fundamental principles, acceptance criteria and practical information of crane structure engineering design and analysis so as to better understand the source of risk and limitation in lifting operations.

Outline

1 Overview of Crane Structures
�Structural components
�Critical rigging components
�Safety and safety equipment
�Material, welding and fabrication
2. Basic concepts and considerations
�Hoisting, luffing and swing mechanism
�Ground capacity and induced soil pressure
�Operations near slopes and retaining walls
�Specification and design considerations
3. Crane ratings
�Load rating and informati... [Read More]

Fire Engineering Design of Structures

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Nanyang Technological University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Singapore, Singapore

Introduction to fire engineering, standard fire resistance tests, heat transfer analysis, design of fire protection for steel structures, behavior of isolated steel members in fire, design of composite steel beams & columns in fire, finite element analysis, case studies.

Structural Dynamics

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Nanyang Technological University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Singapore, Singapore

Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom structures; damping; convolution integral; state space method; free and forced vibration of multi-degree of freedom structures; numerical methods; structural response to seismic loading; response spectra; time history analysis and response spectra analysis; special topics.

Structures

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Norwalk Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Norwalk, United States
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Investigation of principles of structural mechanics. Study of compressive, tensile, shear and bending stresses; strain due to axial loads; beam loading; column and beam action in determinate structures; beam and column design in steel and wood. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours of laboratory.

After successful completion of the course students will be able to:
â– Investigate the principles of structural design
â– Examine principles of structural mechanics
â– Formulate structural limits for wood, steel and concrete

Structural Design for non-Structural Engineers

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Global Innovative Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Edmonton, Canada
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Description
This course is intended to give the basics understanding on structural engineering theories, design rationale, and step by step procedures that will assist to understand and solve building structural problems.

The course contains a short introduction to the national building code 2010 and then goes into details on how to calculate loads and loads combinations that include environmental loads and occupational loads. Loading calculations on structures in accordance to NBCC2010 which include dead, live, snow, wind and seismic loads will be discussed. A summary of the basics of structural analysis for design will be explained, then the course goes into the design of steel according to S16-09, and concrete design in accordance to A23-04 will be explained. Steel and concrete members�designs besides steel connection design are discussed. Also foundation design will be explained for both shallow and deep foundation.
Objective
This course will be considered as an introduction to structural design of steel and concrete structures, the attendee will ha... [Read More]

Structural Design in Wood

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: North Carolina State University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Raleigh, United States

Behavior, strength and design of wood structural members subjected to moment, shear and axial forces. Design of connections and introduction to design of wood structural systems.

Structural Analysis

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: North Carolina State University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Raleigh, United States
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Analysis of beam, 2D and 3D truss, 2D and 3D frame and plane strain structures using matrix displacement methods. Introduction to the finite element method of analysis by deriving the element stiffness matrices using virtual work. Beam and frame elements with shearing deformation and geometric stiffness effects. Computer implementation of analysis procedures using MATLAB and commercial structural analysis software. Modeling issues including convergence, symmetry and antisymmetry. Introduction to structural dynamics. Advanced topics such as curved beam elements, contact elements and nonlinearities.

Architectural Structures

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: North Carolina State University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Raleigh, United States

Structural design process. Combined role of imposed loads and architectural function in shaping the form of the building. Interaction of elements in structural systems containing beams, columns, trusses, space frames, slabs, arches, vaults, domes,cables, cable networks, fabrics and diaphrams. Case studies emphasized.

Structural Design (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Rochester Institute of Technology
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Rochester, United States
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The structural design certificate is for professionals who need formal training in proper design techniques to better perform the preliminary design functions that may be allocated to them under the supervision and guidance of a professional engineer. The certificate consists of five courses.

Curriculum

The curriculum covers the latest techniques in steel design, designated “load and resistance factor design,�which is replacing the “allowable stress design�techniques still offered in many engineering and engineering technology curricula.

Prospective students are those with an associate degree in civil engineering technology (or a similar program) employed in a design environment who need additional training, or those with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, civil engineering technology, or architecture employed in a design environment.

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