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2010/1 Module Catalogue
 Module Code: ENG1014 Module Title: INTEGRATED DESIGN A
Module Provider: Civil, Chemical & Enviromental Eng Short Name: SE1115
Level: HE1 Module Co-ordinator: IMAM B Dr (C, C & E Eng)
Number of credits: 10 Number of ECTS credits: 5
Module Availability

Spring Semester

Assessment Pattern

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Module Overview
This module brings together a number of themes of introduced in the first year in two group projects.

Normal entry requirements for degree course in Civil Engineering

Module Aims
Skill development in the following:
  • appraisal of structural and planning needs.
  • determination and appraisal of solutions to design problems.
  • structural design calculations.
  • computer aided analysis and design.
  • report writing, sketching.
  • oral and visual presentations.
  • group management and interpersonal skills.
  • integration of Civil Engineering disciplines.
  • extension of knowledge of structural design methods and principles related to sustainability, site layout in regard to health and safety design and costings.
  • to provide contact with professional engineers and related professions.
Learning Outcomes
The objectives are that, by the end of the module, students will be able to:
  • identify solutions to planning and design problems.
  • critically appraise alternative solutions.
  • prepare detailed design calculations to a prescribed format.
  • prepare working drawings.
  • prepare a simple schedule of costs.
  • prepare and manage meetings.
  • give and take criticism.
  • present work in reports and in oral and visual presentations.
  • appreciate more complex structural forms and 3D structural behaviour.
  • prepare a design to include ideas of sustainability and health and safety on site.
  • appreciate constructional and planning constraints.
Module Content
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Course notes and a variety of reading related to specific projects. Further details will be given during the module.


Last Updated

08 October 2009