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Theory and design of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures

01RVPMX

A.A. 2019/20

Course Language

English

Course degree

Master of science-level of the Bologna process in Civil Engineering - Torino

Course structure
Teaching Hours
Lezioni 64
Esercitazioni in aula 16
Tutoraggio 16
Teachers
Teacher Status SSD h.Les h.Ex h.Lab h.Tut Years teaching
Fantilli Alessandro Pasquale Professore Associato ICAR/09 64 32 0 0 3
Teaching assistant
Espandi

Context
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ICAR/09 8 B - Caratterizzanti Ingegneria civile
2018/19
The purpose of this course is to provide students with a rational basis of the design of reinforced concrete members and structures, through advanced understanding of material and structural behavior.
The purpose of this course is to provide students with a rational basis of the design of reinforced concrete members and structures, through advanced understanding of material and structural behavior.
After completing the course, the student is expected to have competences in calculation and design of the main elements in reinforced concrete structures according to current building codes. In particular, students will be able to do the following: • Understand and explain the principles of reinforced concrete • Assess proper dead, live and other structural loads • Design and analyze reinforced concrete beams, slabs, columns, and footings for flexure, shear, axial loads, and torsion • Design and analyze reinforced concrete elements using proper design software • Work in a team during the group course project
After completing the course, the student is expected to have competences in calculation and design of the main elements in reinforced concrete structures according to current building codes. In particular, students will be able to do the following: • Understand and explain the principles of reinforced concrete • Assess proper dead, live and other structural loads • Design and analyze reinforced concrete beams, slabs, columns, and footings for flexure, shear, axial loads, and torsion • Design and analyze reinforced concrete elements using proper design software • Work in a team during the group course project
It is assumed that students have a background in structural analysis, mechanics of materials, and statics.
It is assumed that students have a background in structural analysis, mechanics of materials, and statics.
Introduction to concrete and reinforced concrete structures Safety formats and conceptual design of reinforced concrete buildings Materials characterization and durability problems Design of beams and one-way slabs Design of two-way slabs and shear walls Design of short and slender columns Serviceability requirements Strut and Tie Modeling Beam-Column Joints Design for Torsion Resistance Prestressed concrete structures Resistance to horizontal loads Resistance to fire Innovation and sustainability of concrete structures
Introduction to concrete and reinforced concrete structures Safety formats and conceptual design of reinforced concrete buildings Materials characterization and durability problems Design of beams and one-way slabs Design of two-way slabs and shear walls Design of short and slender columns Serviceability requirements Strut and Tie Modeling Beam-Column Joints Design for Torsion Resistance Prestressed concrete structures Resistance to horizontal loads Resistance to fire Innovation and sustainability of concrete structures
The course includes traditional and practical lectures. A course project is assigned to several teams of students (up to 4 in each group) during the semester. The project requires designing a simple building by using the design principles learned in class. It is required to use hand calculation and open source design software.
The course includes traditional and practical lectures. A course project is assigned to several teams of students (up to 4 in each group) during the semester. The project requires designing a simple building by using the design principles learned in class. It is required to use hand calculation and open source design software.
The handouts of the main arguments will be provided during the course. For further details, the following texts represent the basic bibliography: ACI 318-14 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary. American Concrete Institute, 2014. Comité Européen de Normalisation (CEN). EN 1992. Eurocode 2: Design of Concrete Structures. 2004. fib Model Code for Concrete Structures 2010. Ernst & Sohn; 1st edition, 2013. Collins M.P., Mitchell D. Prestressed Concrete Structures. Response Publications, 1997. Kamara M.E., Novak L. C. Simplified Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Portland Cement Association, 2011. Nilson A., Darwin D., Dolan C. Design of Concrete Structures. McGraw-Hill Education; 14th edition, 2009. Park R., Gamble W.L. Reinforced concrete slabs. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2nd edition, 2000. Park R., Paulay T. Reinforced Concrete Structures. Wiley; 1st edition, 1975. Wight J.K., MacGregor J.G. Reinforced Concrete - Mechanics and Design. Prentice Hall; 6th edition, 2011
The handouts of the main arguments will be provided during the course. For further details, the following texts represent the basic bibliography: ACI 318-14 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary. American Concrete Institute, 2014. Comité Européen de Normalisation (CEN). EN 1992. Eurocode 2: Design of Concrete Structures. 2004. fib Model Code for Concrete Structures 2010. Ernst & Sohn; 1st edition, 2013. Collins M.P., Mitchell D. Prestressed Concrete Structures. Response Publications, 1997. Kamara M.E., Novak L. C. Simplified Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Portland Cement Association, 2011. Nilson A., Darwin D., Dolan C. Design of Concrete Structures. McGraw-Hill Education; 14th edition, 2009. Park R., Gamble W.L. Reinforced concrete slabs. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2nd edition, 2000. Park R., Paulay T. Reinforced Concrete Structures. Wiley; 1st edition, 1975. Wight J.K., MacGregor J.G. Reinforced Concrete - Mechanics and Design. Prentice Hall; 6th edition, 2011
Modalità di esame: prova scritta; prova orale facoltativa; progetto di gruppo;
The exam is divided into three parts. The first part is the course project, which has to be completed within the end of the semester (10 points). The second part is a written test of 30 minutes, consisting of the solution of two simple problems (10 points). Finally, there is an individual oral colloquium of about 20 minutes, during which a series of questions on some parts of the course are asked (10 points).
Exam: written test; optional oral exam; group project;
The exam is divided into three parts. The first part is the course project, which has to be completed within the end of the semester (10 points). The second part is a written test of 30 minutes, consisting of the solution of two simple problems (10 points). Finally, there is an individual oral colloquium of about 20 minutes, during which a series of questions on some parts of the course are asked (10 points).


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