Learn to apply the theoretical framework to practical exercises in a variety of structural members using a small scheme as an example. Considering deflection, limit, and materials.
Understand the difference between rapid concept calculations and detailed design calculations
Employ a useful framework for rapid calculations using typical structural design problems
Use your own experience to inform your rapid design calculations
Consider the types of questions to ask and have the confidence to answer them quickly
This course is suitable for early career structural engineers and those preparing for the Chartered Membership Exam.
Rachael has more than 18 years' design experience working for Arup and 3 years lecturing at the University of Bristol to teach design, alongside her work in industry. She prefers working on re-use projects, where the existing structure is creatively re-imagined into something new. She was named as one of the Women's Engineering Society 'Top 50 female engineers' in 2018.