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Part 2 “ Structures & design
Part 2 of the portfolio should address the following:
o Structural engineering principles
– Basic principles & calculations
· What is second moment of area?
· What is a bending moment?
· What is shear force?
· Provide bending moment and shear force calculations/diagrams .
· Provide compressive/tensile force calculations & diagrams for truss systems
– Design methods
· Briefly explain the difference between Limit State Design and Permissible Stress Design.
· What types of loads need to be considered and why are load factors used? Give common examples of load combinations used for design.
· Why are material factors used and why do they vary for different materials?
o Building Construction
– Describe, compare and contrast steel framed, concrete framed and timber framed construction. Provide diagrams/figures and examples.