82125 Reinforced concrete (1)

Course Description

The Course DescriptionConstituent Materials & Properties: Concrete constituent material and its mechanical properties, Properties of freshly mixed concrete. Durability aspects and factors contributing towards durability, Creep and Shrinkage of Concrete, Mix Design, Quality Control, Additives and Admixtures, Air Entrainment, Lightweight Concrete, Hot and Cold Weather Concrete, Precast Concrete with special reference to Cement Concrete Blocks, Determination of fundamental structural properties of concrete and non-destructive testing (NDT).
Basic Principles of Reinforced Concrete: Basic principles of reinforced concrete design and associated assumptions, Behavior of reinforced concrete members in flexure, Design philosophy, design codes, factor of safety and load factors, Prevailing methods of design of reinforced concrete members.



Books for this Course

  • Jack C. McCormac, Design of Reinforced Concrete, Harper & Row Publishers, New York

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016