4 May 2021 - 25 May 202110:30-12:30
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This course provides a theoretical framework for understanding conceptual design in the context of structural engineering.
It includes how to interpret a client brief, strategies for generating ideas in response to a brief, and rapid, iterative modelling and testing of ideas.
By the end of the course, you should be able to:
Explain the design process as a series of discrete steps
Describe the characteristics of a good design brief and use this knowledge to write your own brief
Describe and use techniques for idea generation
Describe and use techniques for modelling and testing your ideas
Week 1 – Working with the brief
Week 2 – Developing ideas
Week 3 – Modelling and testing ideas
Week 4 – Bringing it all together
Structural engineers who are preparing to take the Institution's Chartered Membership exam.
Oliver Broadbent is an expert facilitator and trainer in design thinking for the built environment. He is Director of the engineering education and training consultancy Constructivist Ltd. He also works with universities to develop innovative approaches to curriculum design and delivery. Oliver has co-authored a series of good practice teaching guides for the Royal Academy of Engineering.
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