ARCH210 Structural Design II

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
ARCH210 Structural Design II 1 1 4 Wednesday, 9:00-11:00
Prerequisite ARCH204 It is a prerequisite to


Lecturer Edin Jahić Office Hours / Room / Phone
9:00-11:00 or by appointment
9:00-11:00 or by appointment
A F3.15
Assistant Zeynep Nihan Malcinovic Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives To introduce students in design of buiding structures; major construction materials; analysis, preliminary design and behavior of beams, columns, slabs, frames, and stability of structural frames.
Textbook Ching, F.D.K. Building Construction Illustrated, Wiley, 2008.
Additional Literature
  • Jahic, E. Nosive konstrukcije u zgradama - Preliminarno dimenzioniranje, IUS, 2023.
  • Jahic, E. Roof Construction - An Illustrated Introduction, IUS, 2022
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Indentify and apply different types of structural systems in buildings
  2. Demonstrate use of reinforced concrete building systems: system with walls, columns, and mixed systems
  3. Calculate preliminary dimensions of reinforced concrete structural members: columns, beams, slabs, stairs
  4. Design simple multistory steel frame and preliminary define size of its members
  5. Apply basic structural concepts in high rise building designs
Teaching Methods Power Point and hand drawing presentations. Active tutorial sessions for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress. Individual homework. Project design assignment (Building).
Teaching Method Delivery Face-to-face Teaching Method Delivery Notes
Week 1 Design of reinforced concrete building systems p.5 - p.8
Week 2 Design of reinforced concrete one-way floor slabs p.9 - p.12
Week 3 Design of reinforced concrete two-way floor slabs p.9 - p.13
Week 4 Design of reinforced concrete columns p.14 - p.19
Week 5 Design of reinforced concrete stairs, stair and landing slabs p.19 - p.22
Week 6 Design of steel multistory frames p.23 - p.29
Week 7 An overview of long span structure; High-rise building design; requirements and basic design concepts p. 35-40
Week 8 Holiday
Week 9 Midterm exam (Topics from weeks 1, 2, 3)
Week 10 Project design assignment: Ground floor plan 1:50 5.0
Week 11 Holiday
Week 12 Project design assignment: Cross section 1:50 5.0
Week 13 Project design assignment: Plan of structure 1:50 5.0
Week 14 Project design assignment: Plan of structure 1:50 5.0
Week 15 Final review of all drawings!
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 30 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Components
Midterm exam 1 30 1,2,3
Project exam 1 30 3,4,5
Homework 5 10 3,4,5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lectures 2 6 12 Homework assignm. 1 5 5
Project 2 7 14 Home study & work 4 12 48
Study for in-class examination 7 3 21
        Total Workload Hours = 100
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 4
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 15/02/2024
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