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2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
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AE 5232 - Prestressed Concrete Design

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course presents the behavior and design of prestressed concrete members and structures.  Topics include PCI and ACI design criteria; flexural member design; compression member design; beam-column member design; and connection design. (prereq: AE 3231  or equivalent)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Design prestressed concrete beams for deflection, flexure, development, shear, and torsion
  • Design prestressed concrete columns subjected to axial and flexural loads
  • Determine prestressed connection capacities

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Reinforced concrete design

Course Topics
  • Analysis Methods
  • Loss of Prestress
  • Flexure Design
  • Shear and Torsion Design
  • Compression Member Design
  • Connection Design

Richard A. DeVries

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