Plain & Reinforced Concrete-I (CE3443)

Pre-requisite(s)

None

Recommended Book(s)

Design Of Concrete Structures. Nilson A. H., David D., Charles W.D.,  2003, McGraw-Hill

Properties Of Concrete, Neville A. M., 4th ed, John Wiley

ACI Manual

ACI Detailing Manual

Reference Book(s)

Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures, Hassoun, M. N., PWS Engineering

Reinforced Concrete Design, Wang C. K., Charles G. S., Harper And Row

Course Objectives

1. To familiarize the students with the fundamental properties of concrete. 2. To enable students to design various structural concrete members of a structure manually and using softwares.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO:1            Gain the basic knowledge of plain and reinforced concrete.

CLO:2            Gain the ability to analyze and design various structural concrete members under gravity loading.

CLO:3            Gain the ability to design a simple structure using software.

Course Contents

Plain Concrete (Properties, Application and Testing)

  • 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 and 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)

Reinforced Concrete (Basic Principles, Working Stress and Ultimate Strength Method)

  • 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

  • Working stress method, serviceability criteria and checks for deflection, crack width, and crack spacing, Importance of working stress method related to pre-stress

  • Ultimate strength method, analysis of prismatic and non-prismatic sections in flexure, compatibility based analysis of sections and code requirements for flexure

Structural Framing and Load Calculations of a Simple Structure for Gravity Design

  • Structural framing

  • Load calculations, types of basic loads, service and factored load combinations

  • Load distribution  and calculations for slabs, beams, columns and footings

Slab Analysis and Design for Gravity Loading

  • One-way solid and ribbed slabs

  • Two way solid slabs

  • General discussion on other slab systems

  • AutoCad drawing

Beam Analysis and Design for Gravity Loading

  • Flexure analysis and design of beams (singly, doubly, rectangle section, T/L sections, simple span, one end and both end continuous etc)

  • Shear analysis and design of beams

  • Torsion analysis and design of beams

  • AutoCad drawing

Columns Analysis and Design for Gravity Loading

  • Flexure analysis and design of columns (square, rectangle and circular section; axially, uni-axially and bi-axially loaded columns)

  • Shear analysis and design of columns

  • AutoCad drawing

Footings Analysis and Design for Gravity Loading

  • Isolated footings (square and rectangular)

  • Simple combined footing

  • AutoCad drawing

Concrete Detailing (Bond, Anchorage & Development Length)

  • Design and detailing for bond, anchorage, development length, laps and splices

Computer Aided Analysis and Design for Gravity Loading

  • Software introduction

  • Geometry, loading and design options in software

  • Computer aided analysis and design of a simple structure under gravity loading

  • AutoCad drawing

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes

                 CLO’s

CLO-1

(Basic knowledge of P&RC)

CLO-2

(Ability to Analyze and Design)

CLO-3

 (Software Application)

PLO’s

PLO-1

(Engineering Knowledge)

 

 

PLO-2

(Problem Analysis)

 

 

PLO-3

(Design/Development of Solutions)

 

 

PLO-4

(Investigation)

 

 

 

PLO-5

(Modern Tool Usage)

 

 

PLO-6

(The Engineer and Society)

 

 

 

PLO-7

(Environment and Sustainability)

 

 

 

PLO-8

(Ethics)

 

 

 

PLO-9

(Individual and Team work)

 

 

 

PLO-10

(Communication)

 

 

 

PLO-11

(Project Management)

 

 

 

PLO-12

(Lifelong Learning)

 

 

 

Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

CLOs

CLO-1

(Basic knowledge of P&RC)

CLO-2

(Ability to Analyze and Design)

CLO-3

 (Software Application)

Assessment Modules

Assignments (20-25%)

 

Quizzes (15-20%)

Midterm Exam (20%)

 

Final Exam (40-45%)