CV253/ES253 – Reinforced Concrete & Steel Constructions

Essam Fouad

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Understand the basics of designing reinforced concrete structures and steel structures. Design some components of RC structural systems and components of steel structural systems.

Course objectives :

This course is an introduction to the principles, and methods of designing reinforced and pre stressed concrete structures. The second part of the course is about steel structures, by the end of this course the student should be able to design small steel structures, identify steel sections used in his/her design, connections, and roughly calculate forces affecting this structure.

Course description :

Drop quizzes 10 Assignment / report & presentations 25 Mid Term Written Exam 15 Final Written Exam 50

Course assessment :

• Robert L. Mott, P.E, \”Applied Strength of Materials,\” 5th Ed, Prentice Hall, 2007.
• Mehta & Monterio, \”Concrete: Structure, Properties and Materials\”, 3rd Edition, McGraw Hill, 2006.

Recommended text books :

• William D. Callister, Jr. &David G. Rethwisch \” Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering\”, 3th Ed., 2010

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