2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AECT 480 - Reinforced Concrete Design

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): AECT 360  

Restriction(s): Junior or Senior level. Construction Mgmt:Design&Build, Architectural Design & Bldg, Construction Management BT majors only.

Corequisite(s): None

This course is a study of concrete as a material, including analysis and design of concrete framed members in building structures in conformance with ACI-318 code. Typical structural components include flexural members, compression members, one-way and two-way slabs, footings, and walls. Use of computer software to solve problems is included.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Know and understand basic principles and practices associated with design, analysis and usage of reinforced concrete in buildings and other structures.
  2. Be able to effectively use the latest industry standard formulas, tables, design aids and computer software in the economical selection (design) of steel and concrete members.
  3. Become familiar with current construction practices and techniques when preparing construction documents.