1. (Module – A (Fundamentals of Structural Analysis)
Basic concept of stress, strain and their relationships (Recapitulations from SoM) – Bending of beams - Determinate and Indeterminate systems – Force and Displacement based methods – Analysis of Trusses and Frames with appropriate examples – Moment distribution and Slope deflection methods with appropriate examples – Introduction to the Matrix method of structural analysis – Concepts in the analysis methodologies – Energy and Variational approaches – Introduction to Finite element method – concepts on Influence lines for moving loads.
2. Module – B (Fundamentals of Reinforced concrete design)
Prescriptive versus Performance based design - concepts of limit state and probability of failure – Limit state design – comparison with working stress method – design of structural elements (Beams, Slabs, Columns, footings) – design of staircase, design of retaining walls, water tanks.
3. Module – C (Fundamentals of steel design)
Introduction to Steel Systems –Connections – Element design – Concept of Buckling – Concept of Lateral Buckling – Built up sections – Detailing.