82126 Reinforced concrete (2)

Course Description

The Course DescripFlat Slab, Flat Plate & Waffle Slab: Analysis and design of flat plate, flat slabs and waffle slabs, for flexure and shear under gravity loading.
Slender Columns: Analysis and design of slender columns subjected to combined flexure and axial loading, Guidelines for design of shear walls-an over view.
Design of Different Types of Foundations: Analysis and design of eccentric, strap, strip and mat footings, piles and pile caps, Bouyant Footings.
Stairs, Water tanks, Reservoirs: Analysis and Design of Various Types of Stairs and Staircases, water tanks and reservoirs.
Prestressing Principles & Design Philosophy: Principles of prestressing, properties of high strength materials, Importance of high strength concrete and steel used in prestressing, Behavioral aspects of prestressed beams and comparison with reinforced concrete beams, post tensioning and pre-tensioning techniques, Profiles of post-tensioned tendons, bonded and non-bonded tendons, comparison and hard-ware requirements. Prestress losses, immediate and time dependent losses, lump sum and detailed estimation of prestress loss. Analysis and design of prestressed beams.



Books for this Course

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

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

Course Prerequisite