HKIE Structural Examination Written Examination Section 2 : Design Question Bridge. Ir Prof C K Lau. Objective - Test the capability of the candidates in the field of bridge engineering design.
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Ir Prof C K Lau
candidates in the field of
bridge engineering design.
as a structural engineer.
( suitable as a structural engineer ?)
Section A - total 40 marks ( at least 16 marks)
Section B - total 60 marks ( at least 24 marks)
so for passing must get ( at least 40 marks)
are required and marks will be given to
^ why the scheme was chosen ?
^ structural framing and layout
So get at least 16 marks out of total 40 marks
Failure Points ( must fail !! )* Unstable structure ( U-frame action in truss design not considered ! )* Structure inside / encroachment clearance envelope* Impossible to construct
^ Design calculations - 25 marks
must cover all major elements such as beam,
slab, column, foundation, abutments etc.
^ Drawings - 20 marks
general arrangement – plans, elevations and
sections etc. and structural details
level of details - good enough for taking off
^ Details - 7 marks
show your understanding about
connection details of structural
^ Programmes - 8 marks
test the site experience and
realization of construction activities.