COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Advanced Concrete Design
Course Code: 
15CVL430
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Chennai
Coimbatore

'Advanced Concrete Design' is a course offered in B. Tech. in Civil Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Yield line theory for slabs - Basic principles - methods of yield line analysis. Deep beams - analysis - design as per BIS - design using strut and tie method. Chimneys: Analysis of stresses in concrete chimneys - uncracked and cracked sections - codal provisions - design of chimney.

Unit 2

Large span concrete roofs: Introduction – classification - behaviour of flat slabs - direct design and equivalent frame method - codal provisions - waffle slabs. Shells and Folded plates: Forms of shells and folded plates - structural behaviour of cylindrical shell and folded plate - method of analysis - membrane analysis – beam arch approximation - codal provisions - design of simply supported circular cylindrical long shells and folded plates.

Unit 3

Bridges: General – IRC Bridge code – loading standards – impact effect – wind load – longitudinal forces – centrifugal forces – force due to water currents – buoyancy effect – temperature effects – secondary stresses – erection – seismic force. Design of slab culvert – R.C box culverts – T-beam bridges – Concept on design of continuous bridges, balanced cantilever bridges, arch bridges and rigid frame bridges.

TEXTBOOKS

  • N. Krishnaraju, “Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design”, CBS Publisher, 2013.
  • M. L. Gambhir, “Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures”, PHI Learning, 2009.

REFERENCE BOOKS

  • Varghese P.C., “Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design”, PHI, 2009.
  • Jaikrishna, “Plain & Reinforced Concrete - Vol. I & II”, Nem Chand & Bros., 2008.
  • Purushothaman. P, “Reinforced Concrete Structural Elements”, Tata McGraw Hill, 1984.
  • G. S. Ramaswamy, “Design and Construction of Concrete Shell Roofs”, CBS Publishers, 2005.
  • Ashok K Jain, “Reinforced Concrete – Limit State Design”, Nem Chand & Bros., 2012.
  • Pillai S.U and Menon D, “Reinforced Concrete Design” Tata McGraw Hill, 2009.
  • Nilson. A. H., “Design of Concrete Structures”, Tata McGraw Hill, 2005.
  • BIS codes (IS 456, IS 2210, IS 4998, IS 3370, SP 16, SP 24, SP 34).
  • IRC Codes (IRC 5, IRC 6, IRC 21)