CIVIL-414 / 3 crédits

Enseignant: Fernandez-Ordoñez Hernandez David Carlos

Langue: Anglais


Summary

The course deals with the design of precast reinforced concrete structures, both for bridges and for buildings. The course is focused in learning by projects supplemented by some lectures by the teachers. The students will work in groups to design a precast structure.

Content

Keywords

Structural concrete, precast structures, reinforcement's detailing, design, dimensioning methods

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

CIVIL-234 « Structures en béton » (BA5) or similar

Recommended courses

CIVIL-525 « Structures en béton, chapitres choisis » CIVIL-430 « Ponts en béton »

CIVIL-430 « Ponts en béton »

Important concepts to start the course

Design and dimensioning of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Design precast structures
  • Dimension connections and precast structures
  • Design detailing the reinforcement for typical reinforced or prestressed concrete members
  • Produce sketches for precast structures
  • Present a project to the audience

Teaching methods

By projects and ex cathedra

Expected student activities

Assessment of a project (conceptual design of a precast structure, dimensioning of some members, detailing of relevant parts and connections), Sustainability assessment.

Assessment methods

continuous assessment during semester

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Bibliography

- fib Bulletin 6  Special design considerations for precast prestressed hollow core floors. Guide to good practice (180 pages, January 2000)

- fib Bulletin 19  Precast concrete in mixed construction. State-of-art report (68 pages, April 2002)

- fib Bulletin 21  Environmental issues in prefabrication. State-of-art report (56 pages, March 2003)

- fib Bulletin 29  Precast concrete bridges. State-of-art report (83 pages, November 2004)

- fib Bulletin 37  Precast concrete railway track systems. State-of-art report (38 pages, September 2006)

- fib Bulletin 41 Treatment of imperfections in precast structural elements. State-of-art report (74 pages, November 2007)

- fib Bulletin 43  Structural connections for precast concrete buildings. Guide to good practice (370 pages, February 2008)

- fib Bulletin 60  Prefabrication for affordable housing. State-of-art report (132 pages, August 2011)

- fib Bulletin 63  Design of precast concrete structures against accidental actions. Guide to good practice (78 pages, January 2012)

- fib Bulletin 74  Planning and design handbook on precast building structures. Manual– textbook (September 2014)

- fib Bulletin 78  Precast-concrete buildings in seismic areas. State-of-the-art report (March 2016)

- fib Bulletin 84  Precast Insulated Sandwich Panels. State of the art report (129 pages, ISBN 978-2-88394-124-3, December 2017)

- fib Bulletin 88  Sustainability of precast structures. State-of-the-art report (December 2018)

- fib Bulletin 94  Precast concrete bridge continuity over piers. Technical report (July 2020)

- fib Bulletin 99  Conceptual Design of Precast Concrete Bridge Superstructures. Technical report (August 2021)

- fib Bulletin 101 Precast concrete y tall buildings. State of the art report (December 2021)

- PCI Design Handbook MNL-120-10 ISBN 978-0-937040-87-4

- Precast concrete structures. Kim S. Elliot. 2017. ISBN 978-1498-723992

Ressources en bibliothÚque

  • fib bulletin 6
  • fib bulletin 19
  • fib bulletin 29
  • fib bulletin 37
  • fib bulletin 41
  • fib bulletin 43
  • fib bulletin 60
  • fib bulletin 63
  • fib bulletin 74
  • fib bulletin 78
  • fib bulletin 84
  • fib bulletin 88
  • fib bulletin 94
  • fib bulletin 99
  • fib bulletin 101

Ressources en bibliothèque

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Design of precast concrete structures
  • Cours: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Design of precast concrete structures
  • Cours: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17 GRC001   
17-18 GRC001   
18-19    
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Mardi, 16h - 17h: Cours GRC001

Mardi, 17h - 19h: Projet, autre GRC001