Conceptual design for structural engineers: an introduction
Date & Time

3 November 2022 - 24 November 2022
10:30 - 12:30

Location

Online

Price

Member: £295 + VAT
(Early booking £265 + VAT)
 
 Standard: £395 + VAT
(Early booking £355 + VAT)

Conceptual design for structural engineers: an introduction

Course
Date & Time

3 November 2022 - 24 November 2022
10:30 - 12:30

Location

Online

Price

Member: £295 + VAT
(Early booking £265 + VAT)
 
 Standard: £395 + VAT
(Early booking £355 + VAT)

Early booking discount

Available until one month prior

This popular course is delivered as a series of interactive online sessions supported by individual study. It provides a theoretical framework for understanding conceptual design in the context of structural engineering.

Course dates

Thursday 3 November, 10:30 - 12:30 GMT
Thursday 10 November, 10:30 - 12:30 GMT
Thursday 17 November, 10:30 - 12:30 GMT
Thursday 24 November, 10:30 - 12:30 GMT

Learning outcomes

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

Sessions

  • Week 1 – Working with the brief

  • Week 2 – Developing ideas

  • Week 3 – Modelling and testing ideas

  • Week 4 – Bringing it all together

Intended for

Structural engineers who are working towards taking the Institution of Structural Engineers Chartered Membership Exam.

Entry criteria

None.

Oliver Broadbent Course tutor

Oliver is the founder and director of Constructivist. He works with leaders, teams and organisations to help them build their creativity. He trains engineers and architects in conceptual design, and works with universities and colleges to create innovative new approaches to engineering education. Oliver is a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in experience-led learning at Imperial College London and was awarded the Sir Misha Black Award for Innovation in Design Education in 2020.

Contact

Email - [email protected]

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