Fundamentals of Reinforced Concrete (300IGC007)

Basic Information

  • Course code number and name: 300IGC007, Fundamentals of Reinforced Concrete.
  • Credits and contact hours: 3 credits, 4 hours per week.
  • Course coordinator: William Javier Fajardo
  • Type of course: Required.

Text book

  • Reinforced Concrete, 1st Edition, R. Rochel, 1999.

Supplemental materials

  • Design of Concrete Structures. A. Nilson, G. Winter, 12th Edition, 1999.
  • NSR-10, Colombian Code for Earthquake-Resistant Construction, AIS, 2010.
  • ACI 318S-08, Building Code Requirements for Structural concrete and Commentary, ACI-Colombia Chapter, 2008.

Specific course information

The course objective is to present the general characteristics of concrete and steel, the general criteria for the design of reinforced concrete, the types and combinations of loads, the ultimate-strength design method, the analysis and design of rectangular and T-beams, the design of beams for shear and torsion, the one-way slabs, the design of footings, and the design of columns.

Specific goals of the course

Learning objectives:
  • To identify the mechanical properties of steel and concrete.
  • To identify the types and load combinations for design of reinforced concrete structures.
  • To apply the procedures to design reinforced concrete structures.
  • To analyze and design beams with only-tensile reinforcement and doubly reinforced beams.
  • To analyze and design beams for shear.
  • To specify splices in reinforced concrete elements.
  • To analyze and design footings for bending and shearing loads.
  • To analyze and design columns subjected to axial load and bending.
  • To apply specifications of design codes for reinforced concrete elements.
  • To demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate in written, oral and graphic way.
Relationship with student outcomes
Student Outcomes
Relevance 2 3 3 2 3

1: low relevance; 2: medium relevance; 3: high relevance.

Topics of the course

  • Mechanical properties of concrete and steel. Stress-strain relationships.
  • Introduction to the elastic design method.
  • Rectangular beams. Under-reinforced and over-reinforced sections
  • Design of T-beams
  • Rectangular beams with compression and tension reinforcement
  • Design of rectangular beams for shear.
  • Stirrup design.
  • Design of rectangular beams for torsion.
  • Design of beams for combined torsion/shear.
  • Bond and anchorage.
  • Bar cutoff and development
  • Introduction to shallow footings. Types.
  • Design of spread footings.
  • Design of combined footings.
  • Eccentricity. Flexural and axial strength in columns.
  • Biaxial design of columns. Design interaction diagrams
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