Duration: 1 MONTH

Course Syllabus

Course Title: STAAD.Pro ( Skill Development )

Course Overview: This 1-month part-time skill development course in STAAD.Pro is designed to empower Indian students with the knowledge and practical skills necessary for self-employment and career growth in structural engineering and design. STAAD.Pro is a widely used software for structural analysis and design, and this course covers essential topics to master its usage effectively.

Course Objectives:

  1. To provide a comprehensive understanding of STAAD.Pro software.
  2. To teach students how to create structural models for analysis and design.
  3. To enable students to perform structural analysis and generate reports.
  4. To familiarize students with steel and concrete design principles.
  5. To equip students with skills for self-employment in structural engineering.

Course Teaching Methodology:

  • Lectures: In-depth theoretical sessions to explain concepts.
  • Practical Workshops: Hands-on practice with STAAD.Pro software.
  • Assignments: Real-world structural modeling and design tasks.
  • Project Work: Building a structural model and performing analysis.
  • Group Discussions: Encouraging interaction and problem-solving.
  • Guest Lectures: Industry experts sharing insights.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  • STAAD.Pro proficiency is highly sought after in the field of structural engineering.
  • Self-employment potential through freelance structural design projects.
  • In-demand skills for analyzing and designing structures in various industries.
  • Ability to create safe and efficient structural designs.


Module 1: Introduction to STAAD.PRO

  • Starting STAAD.Pro
  • Creating New Files
  • STAAD.Pro Screen Information
  • Overview of Structural Analysis and Design
  • Types of Structures
  • Idealization of Structures
  • STAAD Commands

Module 2: Structural Modeling

  • Nodes, Beams, and Plates
  • Input File Structure
  • Geometry Creation Methods
  • Using Structure Wizard
  • Viewing and Selecting Elements
  • 3D Geometry Viewing

Module 3: Post Processing

  • Node Displacement
  • Node Reactions
  • Beam Forces and Stresses
  • Beam Graphs
  • Plate Results Along Line
  • Animation
  • Reports

Module 4: Analysis

  • Analysis Specifications
  • Print Specifications
  • Pre and Post Analysis Print Commands
  • Load List Specifications
  • Report Generation
  • Output Files

Module 5: Loading Particulars

  • Selfweight Loading
  • Member Loading
  • Area/Floor Loading
  • Seismic and Wind Load
  • Load Combinations

Module 6: Steel Design

  • Steel Design as per IS: 800
  • Allowable Stresses
  • Axial, Bending, and Shear Stresses
  • Combined Stress
  • Parameter Specifications
  • Code Checking
  • Member Selection
  • Tabulated Results
  • Interactive Designs

Module 7: Concrete Design

  • Concrete Design as per IS: 456
  • Design Parameters
  • Flexure and Shear Design
  • Column Design
  • Concrete Design Specifications
  • Concrete Design Parameters
  • Concrete Design Commands
  • Beam and Column Design Brief

Please note that the course contents can be modified based on learner requirements or specific location preferences. This syllabus provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in structural engineering and design using STAAD.Pro, fostering opportunities for self-employment and career growth in the field.

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