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Structural Loading: Loading Types and Forces

Become more proficient with the different loading types and limit state design
Adam Brittan
19 students enrolled
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You will know what the different loading types are and when to apply each
You will review the different loading conditions
You will understand the foundations of the limit state design
You will explore the different design working life categories

NB – I have opened this lifetime access course early. Those who join early will get to choose what examples, exercises and resources are added to the course. Think of it as a course personally developed to your needs.

By the end of this course you will be able to pick out the correct loading type for your design and have an understanding of the limit state design. Using real world examples, you will have the tools to make you more relevant in an office environment. The loading code used in the creation of this course is the Eurocode.

I have designed this course for engineers early in their career that are looking to take the theory based learning and apply it to real world design cases. The on demand videos and quizzes focus not only running through the theory, but also real world situations that are not often found in text books.

The main items we’ll focus on in this course are:

  • Loading Types (dead, live, wind, snow and accidental)

  • Limit State Design (ultimate and serviceability)

  • Forces Refresher  (point, uniformly distributed and moment)

  • Design Working Life

The focus is on taking you beyond the textbook theory to real world design situations to make you more relevant and proficient in the office.

This course has been specifically designed to give value to you, the student, and lifetime access means you will receive all future updates and additions free of charge.

If you are not 100% sure this course is for you, feel free to take a look around. If you are not convinced, there is a 30 day money back guarantee with no hard feelings or questions asked.

Thanks for taking the time to view this course, and I hope to see you in there!!



Load Types

Dead/Permanent Load

Review of the dead or permanent load case looking at the self-weight, finishes plant, partitions and earth loading

Live/Imposed Load

Review of the live or imposed loads which covers; residential loading, public or areas where people may congregate, vehicle and movable partitions

Permanent and Imposed Quiz
Wind Load

Review of wind loading covering the effects of building shape, terrain, position and time on the wind loading

Snow Loads

Review of snow load including country, altitude and building shape on snow design

Accidental Loads

Accidental loading review, a lot of which is due to historic failures such as Ronan Point. We'll look at what to consider and why.

With a quick look at the fire considerations.

Forces Types (Reminder)

Point and Uniformly Distributed Loads

A reminder on what point and uniformly distributed loads are.

Moment & Shear Example

An example of a beam subject to a point and uniformly distributed load used to calculate the shear and moment forces

Moment Forces (short)

Quick look at moment forces

How is it going so far?

Limit State Design

Limit State Design

Introduction to load factors used in the limit state design

Ultimate and Serviceability Conditions

Review of the ultimate and serviceability limit states and what to consider for each state.

Limit State Design Quiz

Design Working Life

Design Working Life

A review of the different loading categories

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