Mar 23, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED 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: AE 3231 or equivalent)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Be familiar with 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

Dr. Todd Davis

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