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Fundamentals of Statics

This course focuses on some of the fundamental concepts in static analysis. It’s a great starting point for anyone struggling with basic structural analysis techniques.

Master Shear Force & Bending Moment Diagrams

Too many engineering students never manage to master this fundamental and essential skill. In this course we’ll develop a systematic approach to constructing shear force and bending moment diagrams.

Indeterminate Structures & Moment Distribution

We can’t go too far in engineering without running into indeterminate structures. In this course we’ll expand your analysis toolbox with the moment distribution analysis method.

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Dr Seán Carroll B.Eng (Hons), M.Sc, Ph.D, CEng MIEI, FHEA

Seán is a UK based lecturer in structural engineering and a chartered engineer. He holds a degree in structural engineering, a masters degree in civil engineering and a PhD, also in civil engineering. After graduating in 2006, Seán worked for several years as a structural design engineer before pursuing a PhD in structural dynamics. In addition to his civil engineering research, Seán's other passion is teaching. Whether that's live in the lecture hall or here on DegreeTutors.com. Seán is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK, a recognition of his commitment to professionalism in teaching and learning in higher education.

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Sean outlines a concept and then explores each part in detail allowing the ideas to sink in and connections to be made. I highly recommend this course.

Online student – Fundamentals of Internal Bending Moments

‘This course is well thought out and gives clear and basic understanding of calculating static forces’

Online student – Fundamentals of Statics

‘Understanding the concepts provided in this course got me to a point where I can solve almost any statics fundamental problem. It seemed difficult at the beginning but after practicing for few hours, everything became easier and clear.’

Online student – Fundamentals of Statics

‘Because Dr Carroll is so engaging as a lecturer he makes what potentially could be a very dry topic, very interesting’

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‘Very engaging lecturer with great industry experience to add to the theory’

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‘Enthusiastic lecturer makes subject stimulating’

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‘I really enjoyed the course, thank you!!’

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