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CET 291 - Structural Design & Const

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course is an introduction to the understanding of load and resistance factor design (LRFD) method. Topics considered include material properties, tension, compression, bending, beam columns, simple connections, base plates and bearing plates.
Prerequisite: CET 192  
Competencies
  1. Review the mechanics of bending and analyze concrete beams
    1. Discuss the properties of concrete and analyze concrete beams
    2. Review the mechanics of bending and the use of the flexure formula
    3. Analyze a rectangular concrete beam by use of the internal couple method
  2. Analyze stress and strain aspects of concrete
    1. Discuss the assumptions in the strength design method
    2. Discuss and illustrate the stress distribution in rectangular, reinforced concrete beams and slabs
  3. Analyze and design rectangular, reinforced concrete beams
    1. Analyze rectangular, reinforced concrete beams containing only tension steel
    2. Design a rectangular, reinforced concrete beam containing only tension steel
  4. Analyze and design one-way slabs
    1. Discuss one-way slabs
    2. Analyze reinforced, one-way slabs containing only tension steel
    3. Design reinforced, one-way slabs containing only tension steel
  5. Analyze and design reinforced concrete T beams
    1. Identify T beams
    2. Analyze and design reinforced concrete T beams
  6. Analyze and design doubly reinforced beams
    1. Discuss rectangular, doubly reinforced concrete beams
    2. Analyze and design rectangular, doubly reinforced concrete beams
  7. Analyze and design reinforced concrete beams for shear forces
    1. Discuss the requirements for shear reinforcement in rectangular, reinforced concrete beams
    2. Determine the required shear strength of a rectangular, reinforced concrete beam
    3. Determine the required stirrup size and spacing for a loaded, reinforced concrete beam
  8. Analyze and design continuous floor systems
    1. Use ACE code coefficients and equations to construct shear and moment diagrams for continuous floor systems
    2. Use shear and moment diagrams in the design of a continuous floor system
  9. Analyze and design short, reinforced concrete columns
    1. Determine the axial load strength for short, reinforced concrete columns
    2. Discuss the ACI code requirements for short, reinforced concrete columns
    3. Analyze and design short, reinforced concrete columns



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