Unit aim

Introduces the fundamental principles of design of concrete stuctures. Students will learn how to analyse, design and detail reinforced concrete sections for buildings, including beams, columns, slabs and foundations using limit states design. Students will also gain an understanding of concrete reinforcing design and inspection.

Unit content

General concepts of reinforced concrete structures

Loads and limit states design of reinforced concrete structures

Design of reinforced concrete beams, slabs, columns and pad foundations

Detailing, anchorage and curtailment of reinforced concrete structures

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

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