This course provides a general introduction to the structural design process. Topics include limit states design philosophy, determination of dead, live, snow, and wind load effects according to national standards, gravity load paths and selection of structural systems.
Below is one offering of CIVL 2170 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.
Mon Apr 11 - Mon Jun 27 (10 weeks)
- 10 weeks
- CRN 68184
Class meeting times
|Apr 11 - Jun 27||Mon||18:30 - 21:30||Online|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Internet delivery format.
- Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
This course will run for 10 classes. There will be no class on Monday, April 18 (Easter Monday Statutory Holiday) & Monday, May 23 (Victoria Day Statutory Holiday). Instructional sessions are delivered through a live interactive web-lecture through online course portal (BCIT Learning Hub) by industry subject matter expert instructors. For more info visit: commons.bcit.ca/civiltech/
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Explain the philosophy of Limit States Design.
- Explain the overall structural design process.
- Quantify dead loads, occupancy loads, snow loads, and wind loads in accordance with current NBCC and BCBC Division B Part 4 criteria.
- Trace vertical load paths through basic structural systems and multi-storey buildings.
Effective as of Winter 2015
Intro to Structural Design (CIVL 2170) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
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