You have to put regular time to work on Chapter 3:

  1. because without doing so you could be very, very lost on 35% Assignment 3, and
  2. because if you are going into Level 8 Structural Engineering it will be assumed that you are competent with the Chapter 3 material

You need to finish off Chapter 2 and Assignment 2 ASAP (only worth 15%) and then get cracking on Chapter 3.

Week 7


You could need three hours to watch these 115 minutes lectures:


You need to finish off Assignment 2 and then start looking at Chapter 3 Exercises:

  • p.105
  • p.115, Q. 1-5

Additional Exercises: p116, Q.6-7

Submit work for Canvas feedback by Monday 15 March for video feedback after Tuesday 16 March.


Week 8 we are going to finish off the material for Assignment 3.

Then in Weeks 9 and 10 you spend all your time doing Chapter 3 Exercises/Assignment 3. This is actually four weeks with the Easter break — and it is my intention to continue providing learning support throughout the Easter break.

Weeks 11 and 12 are given over to Chapter 4.


35% Assignment 1 on Chapter 1 — due end of Week 5, 28 February.

15% Assignment 2 on Chapter 2 — due end of Week 7, Sunday 14 March

35% Assignment 3 on Chapter 3 — due end of Week 11, Sunday 25 April will be released when ye have enough material to complete

15% Assignment 4 on Chapter 4 — due end of Week 13/14/15, (7/14/21 May) tbd

Student Resources

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