Civil Engineering Project I module (CE21004)
One of the most important skills of the Civil Engineer is the ability to interpret someone else’s design - and build it. This team-based module does this by turning the bridge design work conducted in the Level 1 Civil Engineering Project (CE12004) on its head: teams are given the design devised by another team in Level 1 and asked to appraise and build it.
During the module, you will learn how to critically evaluate a structural design in terms of concept, structural performance, economy, and constructability. You will gain knowledge of the parameters which are used to evaluate how well a structure has actually been built. You will also learn how to report on the results of the testing of a structural design.
- Appraisal of a structural design.
- Hands-on construction of a structural design, and physical testing using a compression testing machine.
- Processing, analysis, and reporting of test data.
This module is available on following courses: