15 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: CIV2100, CIV2200

Aims/Description: This course aims to give graduates with a sound background of the design of reinforced concrete structures, an understanding of selected advanced topics in the field including the use of new concepts, construction techniques and materials. The course also provides a revision of some of the fundamental principles of reinforced concrete design.In particular, the course addresses short and long-term deflections, creep, shrinkage, ductility, section analysis, prestressing, shear and cracking. The lectures are supplemented by practice questions, intensive feedback (tutorial) sessions and laboratory sessions. The module is assessed by a single 2.5 hour online open-book exam.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam
WebCT resources are available for this module

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