INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Architecture
2016-2017

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 + 2 125 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Sanin Džidić, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Assit. Prof. dr. Sanin Džidić Sanin Džidić, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
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Introduction to reinforced concrete as a structural material. Production, properties and technology of concrete. Concrete classes and characteristic strengths. Mixture, components and casting. Reinforcement, production, types and performance in concrete. Mechanics and behavior of RC, assumptions and specifications. Design Theories Principles of ULS Theory. Simple and combined bending (rectangular and T sections). Shear Design.

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
  15. Final exam prep-up

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
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.

  1. Introduction to reinforced concrete calculations.
  2. Simple beam, rectangular cross section - design and calculation
  3. Simple beam, rectangular cross section - distribution of the reinforcement and reinforcement drawing
  4. Overhanging beam on both sides, rectangular cross section - design and calculation
  5. Overhanging beam on both sides, rectangular cross section - distribution of the reinforcement and reinforcement drawing
  6. Axial loading and bending of the columns (without buckling)
  7. T section beams - design, calculation, distribution of the reinforcement and reinforcement drawing
  8. Mid-term Examination
  9. Slab calculation - load distribution and calculation, reinforcement calculation
  10. Slab calculation - reinforcement displacement
  11. Beam calculation - bending calculation - load distribution and calculation, reinforcement calculation
  12. Beam calculation - shear calculation - load distribution and calculation, reinforcement calculation
  13. Beam calculation - reinforcement displacement drawing
  14. Final exam prep-up

TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
Description
  • Interactive Lectures
  • Practical Sessions
  • Assignments
Description (%)
Method Quantity Percentage (%)
Homework225
Midterm Exam(s)125
Attendance
Final Exam140
+Attendance and activity210
Total: 100
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;

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 Examination11010
Preparation for Final Examination11515
Assignment / Homework/ Project22040
Seminar / Presentation 0
Total Workload: 125
ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 5