Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2016/17
Theory and design of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures
Master of science-level of the Bologna process in Civil Engineering - Torino
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Giordano Luca ORARIO RICEVIMENTO AC ICAR/09 64 16 0 0 9
Taliano Maurizio ORARIO RICEVIMENTO RC ICAR/09 64 16 0 0 9
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ICAR/09 8 B - Caratterizzanti Ingegneria civile
-General Design Criteria (8 hours): advantages and disadvantages of reinforced concrete structures, structural elements classification, criteria for finding a structural solution, description of the structural solutions commonly used, criteria for pre-sizing, notes on types of industrial buildings and tall buildings.
-Durability of reinforced concrete structures (4 hours): chemical attack, carbonation, chlorides attack, freeze-thaw cycles, requirements for concrete (resistance class, class of consistency, maximum diameter of aggregates, chlorides content, a/c ratio), concrete cover, innovative concretes, reinforcement requirements for reinforced concrete.
-Behavior of reinforced concrete structural elements at the ultimate limit state (34 hours): normal stresses, tangential stresses, instability, zone of discontinuity.
-Behavior of reinforced concrete structural elements at the serviceability limit state (6 hours): tension limit states, deformation limit state, cracking limit state.
-Technical Provisions (4 hours): steel-concrete adherence, length of anchoring and overlapping, minimum reinforcement, reinforcement arrangement for typical elements.
-Prestressed concrete (28 hours): different types for prestressing (pre-tensioning, post-tensioning, un-bonded prestressing), choice of the track for the cables, choice of the prestressing force, loss of tension (mutual effect, friction, reentering anchors), tension fall (shrinkage, viscosity, relaxation), analysis of the effects of prestressing, behavior for ultimate and serviceability limit state in prestressed concrete structures.
Delivery modes
During the course two examples of design are developed step-by-step: design of the typical floor of a building, and design of a large-span pre-stressed structural element.
The students have to completely develop the design of a simple reinforced concrete structure.
Texts, readings, handouts and other learning resources
Handouts of the lessons are made available on the course webpage.

Structures / Daniel L. Schodek. - Englewood Cliffs : Prentice- Hall, copyr. 1980
Fundamentals of building construction : materials and methods / Edward Allen and Joseph Iano. - 4th. ed.. - Hoboken : Wiley, c2004
Il nuovo calcestruzzo / Mario Collepardi, Silvia Collepardi, Roberto Troli. - 5. ed. - Villorba (TV) : Tintoretto, 2009
La corrosione nel calcestruzzo e negli ambienti naturali / Pietro Pedeferri, Luca Bertolini. - Milano : McGraw- Hill Libri Italia, 1996
UNI-EN 206-1: Calcestruzzo. Specificazione, prestazione, produzione e conformitą
EN 1992-1-1: Eurocodice 2. Progettazione delle strutture in calcestruzzo. Parte 1-1: regole generali e regole per gli edifici
Standard Method of Detailing Structural Concrete. A Manual for best practice. (3rd ed) (2006)

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2016/17

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