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DESIGN OF REINFORCED CONCRETE ELEMENTS
UNIT I METHODS OF DESIGN OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES 12
Concept of Elastic method, ultimate load method and limit state method – Advantages of
Limit State Method over other methods – Design codes and specification – Limit State
philosophy as detailed in IS code – Design of flexural members and slabs by working
stress method – Principles of Design of Liquid retaining structures – Properties of uncracked
section – Calculation of thickness and reinforcement for Liquid retaining
UNIT II LIMIT STATE DESIGN FOR FLEXURE 12
Analysis and design of one way and two way rectangular slab subjected to uniformly
distributed load for various boundary conditions and corner effects – Analysis and design
of singly and doubly reinforced rectangular and flanged beams
UNIT III LIMIT STATE DESIGN FOR BOND, ANCHORAGE SHEAR &
Behaviour of RC members in bond and Anchorage - Design requirements as per current
code - Behaviour of RC beams in shear and torsion - Design of RC members for
combined bending shear and torsion.
UNIT IV LIMIT STATE DESIGN OF COLUMNS 12
Types of columns – Braced and unbraced columns – Design of short column for axial,
uniaxial and biaxial bending – Design of long columns.
UNIT V LIMIT STATE DESIGN OF FOOTING AND DETAILING 12
Design of wall footing – Design of axially and eccentrically loaded rectangular footing –
Design of combined rectangular footing for two columns only – Standard method of
detailing RC beams, slabs and columns – Special requirements of detailing with reference
to erection process.
1. Varghese, P.C., “Limit State Design of Reinforced Concrete”, Prentice Hall of
India, Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi
2. Krishna Raju, N., “Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures”, CBS Publishers &
Distributors, New Delhi
1. Jain, A.K., “Limit State Design of RC Structures”, Nemchand Publications,
2. Sinha, S.N., “Reinforced Concrete Design”, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing
Company Ltd., New Delhi
3. Unnikrishna Pillai, S., Devadas Menon, “Reinforced Concrete Design”, Tata
McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Ltd., New Delhi
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