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## Analytical Modelling of Plate and Shell Structures: Part 1 - Plates

A practical guide to the analysis of circular and rectangular plates under load, from first principles.

###### After completing this course…
• You will have developed a deep ‘first principles’ understanding of plate behaviour – critical for the safe application of finite element solutions.
• You will be comfortable using Python’s SymPy library to work with symbolic math and turn symbolic expressions into graphical representations of plate deflection.
• You will have developed tools and techniques for solving the governing differential equations and unlocking the flexural behaviour of the rectangular and circular plates.
• You will understand how to apply Navier’s solution to approximate the solution to the governing differential equation for rectangular plate bending.
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## Fundamentals of Reinforced Concrete Design to Eurocode 2

An introduction to ultimate limit state design for bending and shear with optional calculation automation using Python.

###### After completing this course…
• You will be able to determine design actions using the Eurocodes Basis of Structural Design (EC0) and Actions on Structures (EC1).
• You will understand balanced section design and how to analyse and safely design singly and doubly reinforced concrete sections.
• You will understand how to apply the Variable Strut Inclination Method for shear reinforcement design.
• You will have developed your own reinforced concrete design codes in Python (the Python pathway is optional in this course).
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## Modelling and Analysis of Non-linear Cablenet Structures using Python and Blender

Combine parametric modelling, exploratory form-finding and iterative analysis to simulate the behaviour of tensile structures.

###### After completing this course…
• You will be able to apply an iterative Newton-Raphson technique to solve for the non-linear behaviour of 3D cablenet structures.
• You will be able to apply parametric modelling and simulation-based form finding techniques to generate cablenet geometry.
• You will have developed a complete modelling, analysis and visualisation workflow for exploring these elegant yet complex structures.
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## Non-linear Finite Element Analysis of 2D Catenary & Cable Structures using Python

Build a toolbox to analyse structures that exhibit geometric non-linearity due to large deflections.

###### After completing this course…
• You will understand the concept of geometric non-linearity and when it should be considered.
• You will understand how to modify the axially loaded element stiffness matrix to account for large deflections and changes in geometry.
• You will have implemented a Newton-Raphson iterative solution algorithm that seeks to converge on the deformed state of the structure.
• You will have a workflow that leverages open-source modelling tools in Blender to quickly generate the initial structural geometry.
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## Multi-Degree of Freedom Dynamics, Modal Analysis and Seismic Response Simulation in Python

Build the knowledge and tools to decode the dynamic response structures to real-world loads.

###### After completing this course…
• You will be able to model the influence of earthquake-induced ground motion
• You will develop numerical tools to solve the coupled equations of motion for multi-degree of freedom systems.
• You will understand the role of modal decomposition in uncoupling the equations of motion and identifying the underlying dynamic characteristics of MDoF systems.
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## Finite Element Analysis of Continuum Structures in Python

Use the Isoparametric Finite Element Method to build an analysis tool for 2D structures in Python.

###### After completing this course…
• You will have the tools to analyse continuum structures using your own Isoparameteric Finite element Python code, developed from the ground up.
• You will understand how the assumptions of plane stress and plane strain allow us to analyse 3D structures accurately with 2D planar models.
• You will be able to use open source tools to generate structural models and mesh data that can be analysed with your FE code.
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## Finite Element Analysis of 3D Structures using Python

Build your own complete 3D structural analysis software in Python using the Direct Stiffness Method

###### After completing this course…
• You’ll understand how to expand the direct stiffness method to full 12 degree of freedom beam elements in 3D space.
• You’ll have developed a complete 3D finite element analysis solver to simulate structures consisting of beam and axially loaded bar elements.
• You’ll have the skills to efficiently build detailed structural models in Blender and export these for analysis in your own Python solver.
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## 3D Space Frame Analysis using Python and Blender

Develop tools to model and analyse complex 3D space frame structures using Python.

###### After completing this course…
• You’ll understand how to apply the Direct Stiffness Method to solve 3D space frame structures.
• You’ll have your own analysis programme to identify displacements, reactions and internal member forces for any 3D space frame.
• You’ll be able to use Blender, a powerful open source 3D modelling software to build, visualise and export your structural models.
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## Beam & Frame Analysis using the Direct Stiffness Method in Python

Build a sophisticated structural analysis software tool that models beams and frames using Python.

###### After completing this course…
• You’ll understand how to model beam elements that resist axial force, shear forces and bending moments within the Direct Stiffness Method.
• You’ll have your own analysis software that can generate shear force diagrams, bending moment diagrams, deflected shapes and more.
• You’ll understand how to model rotational pins within your structures, inter-nodal distributed loading and realistic flexible supports.
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## The Direct Stiffness Method for Truss Analysis with Python

Build your own finite element truss analysis software using Python and tackle large scale structures.

###### After completing this course…
• You’ll understand how to use the Direct Stiffness Method to build complete structural models that can be solved using Python.
• You’ll have your own analysis programme to identify displacements, reactions and internal member forces for any truss.
• You’ll understand how common models of elastic behaviour such as plane stress and plane strain apply to real-world structures.
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## Fundamentals of Engineering Structural Dynamics with Python

Leverage fundamental structural dynamics to build your own flexible numerical solutions in Python.

###### After completing this course…
• You’ll understand how to model dynamic behaviour using spring-mass-damper models and how to simulate free vibration behaviour.
• You’ll be able to model the influence of harmonic loading and how to characterise the transient and steady-state responses.
• You’ll be able to use Python to implement the Piecewise Exact Method to model any form of general dynamic loading.
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## Analysing Hybrid Indeterminate Civil Engineering Structures

Powerful techniques for analysing realistic civil engineering structures.

###### After completing this course…
• You will learn how to analysis complex and indeterminate structures using hand-analysis techniques.
• You will learn how to calculate deflections, member forces and bending moments in indeterminate structures.
• You will learn how the Principle of Superposition can be used to decipher and unlock the behaviour of complex structures.
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## Mastering Virtual Work for Civil Engineering

Analyse complex beam and frame civil engineering structures using Virtual Work.

###### After completing this course…
• You will have a complete understanding of the Principle of Virtual Work and how it can be applied to bending behaviour.
• You will have robust, repeatable strategies to apply Virtual Work to beam and frame structures in bending.
• You will be able to use Virtual Work techniques to calculate unknown displacements in beams and frames.
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## Fundamentals of Virtual Work for Civil Engineers

Level up your structural analysis skillset with these powerful Civil Engineering analysis techniques.

###### After completing this course…
• You will have a complete understanding of how concepts such as work, energy and elasticity combine to give us the Principle of Virtual Work.
• You will be able to use Virtual Work to calculate unknown nodal displacements in pin-jointed truss structures.
• You will be able to use Virtual Work to calculate internal forces in pin-jointed truss structures.
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## Moment Distribution Method: Analysis Bootcamp

Step up your structural analysis skills by working your way through these indeterminate structures.

###### After completing this course…
• You will have an even deeper understanding of how structures respond to loading.
• You will be comfortable determining shear force, bending moment and deflected shape diagrams.
• You will be able to analyse both non-sway and sway frames – essential when designing real world structures.
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## Indeterminate Structures & The Moment Distribution Method

Unlock indeterminate structures using the moment distribution structural analysis method.

###### After completing this course…
• You will have a deep understanding of how structures respond to loading.
• You will clearly understand the methods used to analyse statically indeterminate beams and frames.
• You will be able to analyse both non-sway and sway frames – essential when designing real world structures.
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## Shear Forces & Bending Moments: Analysis Bootcamp

Sharpen your civil engineering analysis skills with  questions designed to test your understanding.

###### After completing this course…
• You will have a reliable procedure for correctly determining shear force and bending moment diagrams for statically determinate structures.
• You will be comfortable analysing both 1-dimensional beam and 2-dimensional frame structures.
• You will be able to utilise pre-existing pin-joints in structures to facilitate your analysis.
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## Mastering Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams

###### After completing this course…
• You will be fully competent in drawing shear force and bending moment diagrams for statically determinate beams and frames.
• You will have a robust system of analysis that allows you to confidently tackle the analysis of any statically determinate structure.
• You will understand the relationship between external loading and the shear forces and bending moments they induce.
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## Fundamentals of Structural Analysis

Get to grips with civil engineering structural analysis once and for all.

###### After completing this course…
• You will understand key concepts such as the moment of a force, static equilibrium and determinacy.
• You will be able to determine the support reactions for structures subject to a range of loading conditions.
• You will learn to use the Joint Resolution Method and Method of Sections to analyse pin-jointed truss structures.
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