Checking date: 26/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Metallic and Concrete Structures
Master in Mathematical Engineering (Plan: 459 - Estudio: 373)

Coordinating teacher: BARBERO POZUELO, ENRIQUE

Department assigned to the subject: Continuum Mechanics and Structural Analysis Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Engineering degree with theoretical concepts in Structural Mechanics (see Master's degree entry requirements)
-Possess knowledge and understand concepts that provide a basis or opportunity to be original in the development and/or application of ideas, often in a research context. -That students know how to apply their acquired knowledge and problem-solving skills in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of study. -To know the aspects and techniques of analytical and computational methods to project, calculate and design structures and plants in the field of Industrial Construction. -Ability to formulate the necessary hypotheses to solve structural problems in industry.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Steel Structures - Calculation Methodologies and applicable regulations - Design, calculation and analysis of metallic structural elements. - Design of joints in metallic structures Reinforced concrete structures - Standards - Limit State Method - Anchorages and overlaps in reinforcements
Learning activities and methodology
Lecture classes: 21 h Problem solving sessions: 21 h Laboratory sessions: 2 sessions of 1.5h each The student must also submit reports with the solutions of cases proposed by the professor. Tutorial sessions (2h each week) on the established schedule
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 30
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 70
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • AISC. Steel Construction Manual, 15th Edition. AISC. 2017
  • Code ACI 318-19. Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete. American Concrete Institute. 2014
  • Jack McCormac, Stephen Csernak. Structural steel design 6th edition. Pearson. 2017
  • Roger L. Brockenbrough. Structural Steel Designer's Handbook 6th Edition. Mc Graw Hill. 2019
  • William T.Segui. Steel Design 6th Edition. CL Engineering. 2017
Additional Bibliography
  • Edward S. Hoffman, David P. Gustafson. Structural Design Guide to the AISC (LFRD). Spinger / Chapman&Hall. 1996
  • Jay Shen, Bulent Akbas. Design Of Steel Structures. Mc Graw Hill. 2021
  • Akbar R. Tamboli. Handbook of Structural Steel Connection Design and Details (3rd ed). Mc Graw Hill. 2016
  • Paul W. Richards. Build With Steel: A Companion to the AISC Manual. CreateSpace. 2012

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.