Advanced Structural Design (Civ-B2, Str-A5) - Solutions

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About: The Advanced Structural Design exam is written nationally for aspiring civil/structural engineers.  The code for this exam is:

  • Civil - 16-Civ-B2 (or you may see it like YY-Civ-B2, Civ-B2).
  • Structural - 07-Str-A5 (or you may see it like YY-Str-A5, Str-A5).

This exam is a comprehensive test of your knowledge of advanced structural design.

Format: 3-hour long, closed book exam. Out of the seven questions that are asked in the exam, only five needs to be attempted.

Dates written: The exam is offered twice every year in the months of May and December.

Approved aids:

  • A Casio or Sharp approved model calculator is permitted, however, the type of used calculator must be indicated in the exam workbook.
  • Design handbooks and textbooks are permitted.

Arshia Mousavi, Msc - Probability and Statistics exam solutions reviewerArshia Mousavi, Msc, works as civil and structural engineering researcher and assistant at Queen’s University and is currently active in diagnosis, analysis for e.g. punching shear and bonding behavior and retrofitting design of different types of structures such as fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) and reinforced concrete (RC) structures in ordinary, fire or severe conditions, in developing new testing setups. He has dedicated experience in civil and structural engineering. He has worked both in design and construction firms as well as laboratory.

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