INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Architecture
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ARC 325 Reinforced Concrete Structures Undergraduate 3 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 5 2 + 2 60 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Sanin Džidić, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sanin Džidić, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
• Understanding of the reinforced concrete as structural material, its components, technology, concrete classes and reinforcement;
• Understanding of the behavior and performance of reinforced structures exposed to the load;
• Understanding and application of methods and principles for RC
elements design according to the Eurocode 2 and relationship to
PBAB ’87 design.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction to reinforced concrete as a structural material. Production, properties and technology of concrete. Concrete classes and characteristic strengths. Mixture, components and casting.
  2. Reinforcement, production, types and performance in concrete. Mechanics and behavior of RC, assumptions and specifications.
  3. Mechanics and behavior of RC, assumptions and specifications. Design Theories. Principles of ULS Theory.
  4. Simple and combined bending (rectangular sections)
  5. Simple and combined bending (rectangular sections-continuation)
  6. Simple and combined bending (T sections)
  7. Shear Design
  8. Beams
  9. Mid-term Examination
  10. Slabs (one way and two way slabs and other slabs)
  11. Slabs (one way and two way slabs and other slabs-continuation)
  12. Columns (without and with buckling)
  13. High girders and Walls. Special cantilevers. Skeleton frames
  14. Foundations

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic
  1. Properties of the Concrete and Steel used in RC Structural Elements
  2. Simple Beam, Rectangular Cross Section - Design, Distribution of the Reinforcement and Reinforcement Drawing

  1. Simple Beam, Rectangular Cross Section - Design, Distribution of the Reinforcement and Reinforcement Drawing
  2. Overhanging Beam on both sides, Rectangular Cross Section - Design, Distribution of the Reinforcement and Reinforcement Drawing
  3. Axial Loading and Bending of the beam

TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
Description
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Total: 0
    Learning outcomes
    • Demonstrate a systematic and critical understanding of the theories, principles and practices of reinforced concrete;
    • Critically review the role of reinforces concrete in specific structure or application in the light of sustainability;
    • Creatively apply design knowledge in process of the reinforced concrete structures design process;
    • Interpretation, reading and understanding of the RC designs;
    • Understand the behavior of the reinforced structures under the specific loading
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • 1. Reinforced Concrete Structures: Analysis and Design, David Fanella;
    • 2. Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures, Dayaratnam P, Oxford & IBH;
    • 3. Reinforced Concrete: A Fundamental Approach, Edward G. Nawy, 5th Edition, 2003, Prentice Hall;
    • 4. Predavanja na predmetu “Armirano-betonske arhitektonske konstrukcije 1”, Muahamed Zlatar - Sarajevo 2006 god;
    • 5. Armirani beton I i II, IP “Svjetlost”, Ismet V. Tahirović, Sarajevo, 2001 godine;
    • 6. Betonske konstrukcije, Ivan Tomičić, Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 1984 godine;
    • 7. EN 1991-1, Eurocode 1: General actions – Densities, self-weight and imposed loads; BSI, 2009;
    • 8. EN 1992–1–1, Eurocode 2: Design of concrete structures – General rules and rules for buildings, BSI 2004.

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)14228
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)14228
    Midterm Examination (1 week)122
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination50
    Total Workload: 60
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 2