CE 441 - Reinforced Concrete design

Syllabus for CE 441

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Text: Reinforced Concrete, Mechanics and Design, 3rd ed by J. G. MacGregor published by Prentice-Hall

ClassDateTopicReading AssignmentProject
1Jan 14 Introduction 1.1-1.6
2Jan 14 Loads 2.7
3Jan 16 Design Considerations 2.1-2.4
4 Jan 21 Economical Design 2.8-2.9
6Jan 21 Customary Practices 2.10-2.12 Assign Groups
5Jan 23 Reinforced Concrete Properties 3.1-3.8 Handout
7Jan 28 Analysis of Rect. Beams 4.1-4.3
8Jan 28 Analysis & Design of Rect. Beams 4.4 4.2 part 1, 2, 3, 4
9Jan 30 Design of Rect. Beams 4.4 4.1, 4, 5
10Feb 4 Design of One-way Slabs 10.4
11Feb 4 Layout of Floor Systems Handout
12Feb 6 Design of T-Beams 5.1-5.2 4.18, 10.1
13Feb 11 Design of T-Beams 5.2 Preliminary Floor Plan & Lateral Force Resist. Sys.
14Feb 11 Design of Doubly-Reinforced Beams 5.3
15Feb 13 Design of Doubly-Reinforced Beams 5.3 5.4, 5
16Feb 18 Continuous Beams 10.1-10.3
17Feb 18 Exam #1
18Feb 20 Shear Strength 6.1-6.2
19Feb 25 Shear Models 6.3-6.4 Slab & Beam Size & Reinforcement
20Feb 25 Shear Design 6.5
21Feb 27 Shear Design 6.5 5.9
22Mar 4 Torsion Analysis 7.1-7.4
23Mar 4 Torsion Design 7.5
24Mar 6 Development & Anchorage 8.1-8.2 6.10
25Mar 11 Development Length 8.3 Shear Reinforcing
26Mar 11
27Mar 13 Anchorages 8.4-8.5
Mar17-21 Spring Recess
28Mar 25 Bar Cutoffs 8.6-8.7 7.1
29Mar 25 Splices 8.8
30Mar 27 Serviceability 9.1-9.2
31Apr 1 Cracking 9.3 8.1, 4
32Apr 1 CAST BEAMS
33Apr 3 Deflections 9.4 8.9
34Apr 8 Deflections in Design 9.5 Bar Cutoffs
35Apr 8 EXAM #2
36Apr 10 Design of Girders 10.5-10.6 9.3, 4
37Apr 15 Joist Floors 10.7-10.8
38Apr 15 Columns 11.1-11.2 Deflections and Cracking
39Apr 17 Interaction Diagrams 11.3-11.4 9.8, 9
40Apr 22 Design of Short Columns 11.5-11.6
41Apr 22 TEST BEAMS 11.7
42Apr 24 Biaxial Bending 11.8 11.7, 8
43Apr 29 Biaxial Bending 11.8
44Apr 29 Exam #3
45May 1 Slender Columns 12.1-12.2 Column Design
46May 6 Behavior in Non-sway Frames 12.3
47May 6 Design of Columns in Non-sway Frames 12.4 11.9, 12.1, 2
48May 8 Design of Columns in Non-sway Frames 12.4 Final Project Report
May 16 7:30 am - Return Projects
The reading assignments should be completed before each lecture.

The homework problems are due on the dates shown.