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    Milwaukee School of Engineering
  Jan 16, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog
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AE 6230 - Reinforced Concrete Structure Design

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course presents the design of reinforced concrete floor systems. Topics include design of pan joists systems; design of two way slabs and flat plate floors; ACI Direct Design and Equivalent Frame methods; connection design; and commercial structural design software. (prereq: graduate standing; AE 3231  or equivalent)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Be familiar will the ACI code provisions and engineering methods needed to design any of the common concrete floor systems: Pan joist, wide pan, flat slab and flat plate with conventional reinforcement

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Reinforced concrete design

Course Topics
  • ACI code provisions for pan joist floors 
  • Designing a pan joist floor for shear and moment 
  • Wide pan code considerations 
  • ACI code provisions for flat slab floors 
  • The Direct Design and Equivalent Frame method 
  • ACI code provisions for flat plate floors 
  • Introduction to posttensioned floor design

Richard A. DeVries

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