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Reinforced Concrete for Architects

  • Course Code :
    SCM 317
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Architectural Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: - Know the theory of transferring loads in skeleton buildings. - Know the main types of concrete structure system elements. - Know how to approximately dimension the structural concrete members. - Know how to design several structural elements. - Fulfill the typical connections and details of steel reinforcement.

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Reinforced Concrete for Architects

Design principles of reinforced concrete structures and behavior, Design loads, Design of members subjected to axial forces, flexure and shear. Design of columns and beams, Structural systems for flat slabs, hollow blocks, ribbed slabs and paneled beams, frames, Details of reinforcement.

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Reinforced Concrete for Architects

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Recognize the scientific background (theories and history) of design of reinforced concrete as structural material.
2- Define concrete characteristics and how they affect the different types of concrete structures.
3- List main elements of each type of concrete structures.
4- Choose the main connections and suitable arrangement of rebars

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Analyze design problems.
2- Develop the design of two dimensional structural elements.
3- Create structural design of concrete elements and steel reinforcement.
4- Decide the best structural system and the optimum section size.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Draw professional neat structural engineering drawings.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Work coherently and successfully as a part of a team in projects, assignments.
2- Use the internet in searching for information about specific building types.

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Reinforced Concrete for Architects

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Behavior of concrete (Cracking, ultimate and ultimate limit). 4 2 2
Assessment of loads and Load distribution 8 4 4
Design of beams 12 6 6
Design of columns (short and long columns) 8 4 4
Shear design of beams 6 4 2
Concrete and steel reinforcement properties 8 4 4
Serviceability limit state 6 4 2
Systems of slabs and halls including concrete dimensioning 8 4 4

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Reinforced Concrete for Architects

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures
Class Work
Project

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Reinforced Concrete for Architects

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Final Exam 40.00
In Class Quizzes and Assignments 40.00
Performance & Participation 10.00
Project 10.00

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Reinforced Concrete for Architects

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures Volume 1 Mashhour Ghoneim Cairo Univ.
الكود المصرى لاسس التصميم واشتراطات التنفيذ لحماية المنشات من الحريق الجزء الثاني

Course notes :

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Recommended books :

-1. The Egyptian Code of Practice of Loads assessment (EC-201). 2. The Egyptian Code of Practice of Design and Constructions of Concrete Structures (EC-203).

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