Syllabus For The Subject Design of Concrete Structure

Chapter -1 Introduction
1.1    Concrete , Reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete
1.2    Structural forms
1.3    Loads
1.4    Serviceability , strength , and structural safety
1.5    Design basis
1.6    Design codes and specifications
1.7    Safety provisions of the ACI code
1.8    Fundamental assumptions for reinforced concrete behavior
1.9    Behavior of members subject to axial loads

Chapter - 2 Materials
2.1 Introduction
2.2 cement
2.3 aggregates
2.4 Proportioning and mixing concrete
2.5 Conveying, placing compacting, and curing
 2.6 Quality control
2.7 Admixtures
2.8 Properties n compression
2.9 Properties in tension
2.10 strength under combined stress
2.11 Shrinkage and temperature effects
2.12 High-strength concrete
2.13 Reinforcing steels for concrete
2.14 Reinforcing bars
2.15 Welded wire reinforcement
2.16 Prestressing Steels

Chapter-3 Flexural analysis and design of beams
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Bending of homogeneous beams
3.3 Reinforced concrete beam behavior
3.4 Design of tension-reinforced rectangular beams
3.5 design aids
3.6 Practical considerations in the design of beams
3.7 Rectangular beams with tension and compression reinforcement
3.8 T Beams

Chapter-4 Shear and diagonal tension in beams
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Design tension in homogeneous beams
4.3 Reinforced concrete beams without shear reinforcement
4.4 Reinforced Concrete beams with web reinforcement
4.5 ACI code provisions for shear design
4.6 Effect of axial forces
4.7 Beams with varying depth
4.8 Alternative models for shear analysis and design
4.9 Shear-friction design method

Chapter-5 Bond, anchorage, and development length
5.1 Fundamentals of flexural bond
5.2 Bond strength and development length
5.3 ACI code provisions for development
Of tension reinforcement
5.4 Anchorage of tension bars by hooks
5.5 anchorage requirements for web reinforcement
5.6 Welded wire reinforcement
5.7 Development of bars in compression
5.8 Bundled bars
5.9 Bar cutoff and bend points in beams
5.10 Integrated beams design example
5.11 Bar splices

Chapter-6 Serviceability
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Cracking in flexural members
6.3 ACI code provisions for crack control
6.4 Control of deflections
6.5 Immediate deflections
6.6 Deflections due to long-term loads
6.7 ACI code provisions for control of deflections
6.8 Deflections due to shrinkage and temperature changes
6.9 moments vs. curvature for reinforced concrete sections references

Chapter-7 Analysis and design for torsion
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Torsion in plain concrete members
7.3 Torsion in reinforced concrete members
7.4 Torsion plus shear
7.5 ACI code provisions for torsion design

Chapter – 8 Short columns
8.1 Introduction: axial compression
8.2 Lateral ties and spirals
8.3 Compression plus bending of rectangular columns
8.4 Strain compatibility analysis and interaction diagrams
8.5 Balanced failure
8.6 distributed reinforcement
8.7 Unsymmetrical reinforcement
8.8 Circular columns
8.9 ACI code provisions for column design
8.10 Design aids
8.11 Biaxial bending
8.12 Load contour method
8.13 Reciprocal load method
8.14 Computer analysis for biaxial bending of columns
8.15 Bar splicing in columns

Chapter-9 slender columns
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Concentrically loaded columns
9.3 Compression plus bending
9.4 ACI criteria for neglecting of slenderness effects
9.5 ACI criteria for no sway versus versus sway frames
9.6 ACI moment magnifier method for non sway frames
9.7 ACI moment magnifier Method for sway frames
9.8 Second-order analysis for slenderness effects

Chapter-10 Strut-and-Tie models
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Development of strut –and-tie models
10.3 Strut-and-tie design methodology
10.4 ACI provisions for strut –and-Tie models
10. 5 Applications

Chapter-11 Design of reinforcement at joints
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Beam-column joints
11.3 Strut –and-tie model for joint behavior
11.4 Beam-to-girder joints
11.5 Ledge girders
11.6 Corners and T joints
11.7 Backers and corbels

Chapter-12 Analysis of indeterminate beams and frames
12.1 Continuity
12.2 Loading
12.3 Simplifications in frame analysis
12.4 Methods for elastic analysis
12.5 Idealization of the structure
12.6 Preliminary design and guidelines
        For proportioning analysis
12.7 Approximate analysis
12.8 ACI moment coefficients
12.9 Limit analysis
12.10 Conclusion

Chapter – 13 Analysis and design of slabs
13.1 Type of slabs
13.2 Design of one-way slabs
13.3 Temperature and shrinkage reinforcement
13.4 Behavior of Two-way edge-supported slabs
13.5 Two-way column-supported slabs
13.6 Direct design method for column-supported slabs
13.7 Flexural reinforcement for column-supported slabs
13.8 Depth limitations of the ACI code
13.9 Equivalent frame method
13.10 Shear design in flat plates and flat slabs
13.11 Transfer of moments at columns
13.12 Opening in slabs
13.13 Deflection calculations
13.14 Analysis for horizontal loads

Chapter-14 Yield line analysis for slabs
14.1 Introduction
14.2 Upper and lower bound theorems
14.3 Rules for yield lines
14.4 Analysis by segment equilibrium
14.5 Analysis by virtual work
14.6 Orthotropic reinforcement and skewed yield lines
14.7 Special conditions at edge and corners
14.8 Fan patterns at concentrated loads
14.9 Limitations of yield line theory

Chapter-15 Strip Method for slabs
15.1 Introduction
15.2 Basic principles
15.3 Choice of load distribution
15.4 Rectangular slabs
15.5 Fixed edges and continuity
15.6 Unsupported edges
15.7 Slabs with holes
15.8 Advanced strip method
15.9 Comparisons of methods for slab analysis and design
Chapter-16 Footings and foundations
16.1 Types and function
16.2 Spread footings
16.3 Design factors
16.4 Loads, bearing pressures, and footing size
16.5 Wall footings
16.6 Column footings
16.7 Combined footings
16.8 Two-columns footings
16.9 Strip girid, and mat foundations
16.10 Pile caps

Chapter-17 Retaining walls
17.1 Function and types of retaining walls
17.2 Earth pressure
17.3 Earth pressure for common conditions of loading
17.4 External stability
17.5 Basis of structural design
17.6 Drainage and other details
17.7 Example: design of a cantilever retaining wall
17.8 Example: design of a cantilever retaining wall
17.9 Counter fort retaining walls
17.10 Precast retaining walls

Chapter -18 Concrete building systems
18.1 Introduction
18.2 Floor and roof systems
18.3 Panel, curtain, and bearing walls
18.4 Shear walls
18.5 Precast concrete for buildings
18.6 Engineering drawings for buildings

Chapter-19 prestressed concrete
19.1 Introduction
19.2 Effects of prestressing   
19.3 Sources of prestress force
19.4 Prestressing steels
19.5 Concrete for prestressed construction
19.6 Elastic flexural analysis
19.7 flexural strength
19.8 Partial prestressing
19.9 Flexural design based on concrete stress limits
19.10 Shape selection
19.11 Tendon profiles
19.12 Flexural design based on load balancing
19.13 Loss of prestress
19.14 Shear, diagonal tension, and web reinforcement
19.15 bond stress, transfer length, and development length
19.16 Anchorage zone design
19.17 Deflection
19.18 Crack control for class c flexural members

Chapter-20 Seismic design
20.1 Introduction
20.2 Structural response
20.3 Seismic loading criteria
20.4 ACI provisions for seismic design
20.5 ACI provisions for special structural walls
20.6 ACI provisions for special structural walls, coupling beams, diaphragms, and trusses
20.7 ACI provisions for shear strength
20.8 ACI provisions for intermediate moment frames in regions of moderate seismic risk
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