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ENG2203 - Concrete structures

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: M Isreb


Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Day)


Sustainable engineering design, concepts of strength and serviceability limit states, load and strength factors, basic framing concepts in buildings, estimation of loads, basic analysis of slabs, computer analysis of frames, specifications for durability and strength analysis of RC sections, design of slabs in flexure, design of beams in flexure, shear design of beams, bond, length of development and detailing of reinforcement, analysis of interaction of axial compression and bending, strength design of columns, basic concepts in concrete technology, preparation of concrete specifications; prescriptive and performance specifications, preparation of design drawings.


The student is expected to acquire a basic knowledge and understanding of the methods and processes of structural engineering and the design of concrete structures.


Examination (3 hours): 50%
Practical/project work: 50%

Contact hours

24 lectures and 26 practice classes