Reinforced Concrete Design

Course code CIVL3160Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

Covers the structural design of reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete members. Topics include the structural design of reinforced concrete slabs (including two way slabs and flat plates), beams, columns and footings; prestressed concrete beam.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesA1. Understand basic reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete concepts.

A2. Understand design process.

A3. Sizing of reinforced and prestressed concrete members.

A4. Structural design of a realistic structure.
Content1. Materials - concrete, reinforcing and prestressing steel.

2. Design process and analysis of concrete structures.

3. Design of reinforced concrete slabs, beams, columns and footings and prestressed concrete beams.

4. Design and detailing of connections in concrete structures.
Replacing Course(s)No change in course. This course is offered only to students undertaking the BE (Civil) and will not affect other Disciplines or Faculties.
TransitionNo change in course so transition arrangements not necessary.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeContent covered in course CIVL2130 Theory of Structures 1.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Examination: FormalNOTE: Any modification to the above assessment arrangement will appear on the course outline normally issued in Week 1.
Quiz - Class
Contact HoursLecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for CIVL3160