About course

Structural Engineering is a specialization of Civil Engineering but it can be studied as a separate discipline as well. It deals with the analysis and design of structures such as buildings, bridges, towers, flyovers, tunnels, off shore structures like oil and gas fields in the sea, aerostructure and other structures that support or resists load.  The main task of the structural engineers is to design buildings and non building structures or machinery, medical equipments, vehicles etc. Structural engineering is based on laws of physics and empirical knowledge of the structural properties of different materials and geometries. Structural engineers design considering the strength, stiffness, and stability of the structure. Structural engineering design utilizes a number of simple structural elements to build complex structural systems.

Core subjects
– Some of the core subjects of this field are as follows:

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Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Structural Dynamics

  • Theory of elasticity and plasticity

  • Matrix Computer Methods of Structural Analysis

  • Concrete structures

  • Steel structures

  • Finite Element Analysis

  • Soil Structure Interaction

  • Aseismic Design of Structures

  • Disaster resistant structures

  • Industrial structures

  • Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Structures


Job profiles
– Some of the job profiles for Civil and Structural Engineers are as follows:

  • Chief Engineer

  • Division Head

  • Project Manager

  • Supervisory Engineer

  • Consultants

  • Director of Public Works

  • Quality Analysts

Top recruiters - Building and Construction Engineers mainly work for construction companies, consulting firms, road and railway projects to name a few.

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  • Bharat Heavy Electronics Ltd

  • Jaypee (India) Capital Services Ltd

  • Jindal Steel and Power Ltd

  • Larsen & Toubro

  • Reliance Infrastructure

  • The Stellar Group of Companies

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