Mechanics of Structural Concrete

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Lecturer
Niwa Junichiro 
Place
Mon3-4  
Credits
Lecture2  Exercise0  Experiment0
Code
61003
Syllabus updated
2005/9/23
Lecture notes updated
2005/9/23
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Semester
Spring Semester

Outline of lecture

I. Lectures on the mechanics of structural concrete. Some recent topics related to fracture mechanics of concrete are included.

I.
1. Introduction
2. Ultimate shear capacity of structural concrete
3. Ultimate torsional copacity of structural concrete
4. Ultimate capacity of RC short column
5. Ultimate capacity of RC slender column
6. Fracture mechanics of structural concrete
7. Prediction of structural size effect

Purpose of lecture

Fundamental mechanical behaviors of structural concrete will be explained.
Some concepts for the limit state design method will also be given.

Plan of lecture

1. Introduction
2. Structural Design Concept of Reinforced Concrete Structures
3. Ultimate Limit States -- Flexural Capacity of RC Members
4. Ultimate Limit States -- Capacity of RC Members Subjected to Combined Flexural Moment and Axial Force
5. Ultimate Limit States -- Shear Capacity of RC Members
6. Ultimate Limit States -- Application of Fracture Mechanics
7. Ultimate Limit States -- Size Effect of Shear Strength in Diagonal Tension
8. Ultimate Limit States -- Lattice Model Analysis
9. Ultimate Limit States -- Torsion Capacity of RC Members
10. Serviceability Limit States
11. Fatigue Limit States
12. Special Topics

Textbook and reference

Class notes will be provided by the lecturer.

Related and/or prerequisite courses

None

Evaluation

Attendance, Reports and Examination

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