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Condition Assessment and Health Monitoring of Civil Infrastructures

Civil and Structural Engineering Mx
  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 13 February 2021
  • Course duration: Four Saturdays, 9 am - 5 pm (13 February, 6 and 27 March, 1 May 2021) plus exam

On this course, you'll be introduced to current methods of structural condition assessment.

You’ll learn about the advances and developments in sensing technologies, technical aspects of the structural health monitoring and structural identification.


By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • demonstrate your knowledge of advances in sensing technologies and data management tools
  • understand the fundamentals of structural identification
  • apply skills in information technology to generate numerical replicas of physical structures
  • engage with algorithmic signal processing approaches and interpret measurements.

A CPD certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

Successful completion can also contribute 15 credits towards a postgraduate award.

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Email: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

This course will include:

  • human-structure interactions
  • environmental effects on civil infrastructure
  • sensing systems
  • data management including acquisition, transmission and storage
  • structural identification including generation and evaluation of physics-based and non-physics-based models
  • resilient structures and their design, risk mitigation and implementation
  • smart civil infrastructure.

How you’re taught

Teaching and learning will take place using a flexible programme of lectures, workshops, seminars and tutorials.

Entry requirements

Level: Professional/postgraduate

Entry Requirements: You should have a minimum of three years’ professional experience and have the support of your employer to integrate study and projects into your day-to-day work.

You will probably be employed on significant infrastructure or building works, with experience of developing and coordinating projects.

If you wish to receive credit, you should also have a 2:2 honours degree in a built environment subject area.

Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and/or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Level: Professional/postgraduate

Entry Requirements: You should have a minimum of three years’ professional experience and have the support of your employer to integrate study and projects into your day-to-day work.

You will probably be employed on significant infrastructure or building works, with experience of developing and coordinating projects.

If you wish to receive credit, you should also have a 2:2 honours degree in a built environment subject area.

Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and/or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

How to apply

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then your form to be considered by the academic team: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then your form to be considered by the academic team: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £925

Payment is due before the course starts.

The fee for this course is £925.

Payment is due before the course starts.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418