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Advanced Topics in Reinforced Concrete

Course Description:

Special topics on the design of reinforced concrete works are being covered, which, due to time limitations, are not covered in the core courses' syllabus.

  • Semester 9
  • Teaching hours 3

Prerequisite Knowledge

Reinforced concrete I and II, structural analysis, finite elements.

Course Units

# Title Description Hours
1 Accidental actions (seismic and impact) Seismic damages. Ductile and brittle fractures. Earthquake design principles 1Χ4=4
2 Accidental actions (seismic and impact) Nonlinear behavior of RC members. Local and general ductility. Material and section ductility. OpenSees freeware. Push-over analysis. 3Χ4=12
3 Accidental actions (seismic and impact) Non-linear analysis of slabs. Yield line theory. Johansen's criteria. 2Χ4=8
4 Accidental actions (seismic and impact) Design under impact actions. Design spectra for beam and slab analysis. 1Χ4=4
5 Accidental actions (seismic and impact) Analysis and design of large lightly reinforced concrete walls 1Χ4=4
6 Fire design Strength and deformation properties of materials at elevated temperatures. Calculation methods. Member verification under fire. Minimum cover and code provisions. Fire analysis with the OpenSees freeware. 3Χ4=12
7 Early age behavior of concrete Early age cracking of concrete and design for the crack width limitation in SLS. Liquid retaining structures. 2Χ4=8

Learning Objectives

After successful accomplishment, the students will: Be able to understand the behavior and design concrete structures under accidental actions such as impact actions and fire. Understand the early age behavior of concrete, non-linear RC slab analysis. Design of large lightly reinforced concrete walls.

Teaching Methods

Teaching methods Lectures in class. Solution of examples in class. Solution of combined design problems in class.
Teaching media Blackboard presentations. Power Point presentations.
Laboratories Yes. Computer Lab.
Computer and software use Yes. OpenSees open software.
Problems - Applications Yes, solved in class.

Student Assessment

  • Final written exam: 70%
  • Problems - Applications: 30%

Textbooks - Bibliography

  1. Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Buildings, PAULAY T., PRIESTLEY M.
  2. Design Tables Summary
  3. Lecture notes uploaded in: mycourses

Lecture Time - Place:

  • Tuesday, 08:45 – 10:30,
    Rooms:
    • Αιθ. 17
  • Friday, 10:45 – 12:30,
    Rooms:
    • Αιθ. 17