Duration: 45 DAYS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: ETABS (Skill Development)

Course Duration: 45 Days (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

  1. To introduce students to the fundamentals of ETABS software.
  2. To impart knowledge and skills in structural analysis and design using ETABS.
  3. To enable students to create, model, and analyze structures in ETABS.
  4. To provide expertise in material and section properties.
  5. To train students in load analysis and design of concrete and steel frames.
  6. To equip students with the skills needed for steel connection design and detailing.

Course Overview: This 45-day course is designed to empower students with essential skills in structural analysis and design using the ETABS software. It covers a wide range of topics from software introduction to advanced design procedures, making it suitable for students aspiring to enter the field of civil engineering or related professions. The course emphasizes hands-on learning, practical applications, and real-world scenarios.

Course Teaching Methodology:

  1. Lectures: Interactive classroom lectures to explain concepts and theories.
  2. Hands-On Practice: Practical sessions on ETABS software for modeling, analysis, and design.
  3. Case Studies: Analysis of real-world structural projects to understand practical applications.
  4. Group Discussions: Collaborative learning and problem-solving sessions.
  5. Assignments: Regular assignments to reinforce learning.
  6. Guest Lectures: Industry experts sharing insights and experiences.
  7. Project Work: Students will undertake a small project to apply their skills.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  • Mastery of ETABS is highly valuable in the construction and civil engineering industry.
  • Enhances career prospects in structural engineering firms, construction companies, and government organizations.
  • Equips learners with the skills needed to start their own structural engineering consultancy or design firm.
  • Self-employment opportunities in structural analysis and design consultancy.
  • Relevant skills to work on diverse construction projects across India.

Course Contents (Subject-wise):

Module 1: Introduction to ETABS

  • Overview of ETABS software
  • User interface and workspace

Module 2: Structural Analysis and Design

  • Basics of structural analysis
  • Design principles

Module 3: Modeling in ETABS

  • Creating structural models
  • Assigning materials and sections

Module 4: Advanced Modeling Techniques

  • Replicate and extrude structures
  • Merge joints and edit frames
  • Edit shells and frame property specifications
  • Shell property specifications

Module 5: Loading & Analysis

  • Shell uniform load sets
  • Joint, frame, and shell loads
  • Load cases and setting load cases to run

Module 6: Concrete Frame Design & Steel Frame Design

  • Introduction to design procedures
  • Interactive design in ETABS
  • Steel connection design

Module 7: Steel Joist Design & Detailing

  • Steel joist design principles
  • Structural detailing

Please note that the course content can be modified to meet specific learner requirements or regional needs. Additionally, practical training and hands-on experience with the ETABS software will be a significant part of this course, ensuring that students are well-prepared for careers in structural engineering and self-employment opportunities in the construction industry.

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