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Milwaukee School of Engineering

Jan 16, 2018

# AE 3231 - Concrete Design

4 lecture hours 0 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
This course presents design and detailing of cast-in-place, reinforced conrete flexural and compression members for strength and serviceability in accordance with American Concrete Institute specifications. (prereq: AE 3201 ) (coreq: AE 3211 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
• Analyze cast-in-place, reinforced concrete buildings to determine the internal forces in members from external loads and member deflections
• Calculate the moment-curvature behavior of reinforced concrete sections subjected to flexure and apply the behavior for the design of reinforced concrete beams and one-way slabs for flexural strength
• Design reinforced concrete beams and one-way slabs for flexural, shear, and torsional strength, and detail for serviceablity and construction
• Design and detail reinforced concrete spread footings to support axial loads
• Design and detail reinforced concrete columns and walls for axial and flexural loads
• Calculatae the moment magnification in non-sway, reinforced concrete columns
• Integrate the behavior and design of individual members into the design of an overall structure
• Understand the fundamental principles underlying the reinforced concrete building code and what drives changes in the building code

Prerequisites by Topic
• Principles of structural engineering

Course Topics
• Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures
• Moment-Curvature Behavior
• Nominal Flexural Capacity
• Design of Beams for Flexure and Deflection
• Development of Reinforcement
• Shear and Torsion Capacity
• Continuous Beam and Slab Design
• Spread Footing and Retaining Wall Design
• P-M Interaction Diagrams
• Design of Compression Members
• Design of Walls
• Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures

Coordinator
Christopher Raebel