Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : CE3203 : Reinforced Concrete Design {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Prof.(Ms.) Asha Patel


Material Properties: Concrete ,reinforcing steel bars , Basic Design Concepts - Working Stress Method, Ultimate Load Method , Limit States Method , Limit state of Collapse, Behaviour in Flexure: Singly and doubly reinforced Rectangular and Flanged section,Design for flexure, Shear ,Bond and Torsion. Limit state of serviceability : Deflection and Cracking, Design of One –way and two-way slabs, Design of Staircases Design of Compression Members: Design of Axially and eccentrically loaded short column, Design of Slender Column , Design of Footings , Detailing and Construction Practices

Course Objectives

  1. to inform characteristic properties of concrete and steel
  2. to render different philosophy of design of different elements of RC building
  3. to explain and justify the guidelines given in Standard Code IS 456-200 and its aids for design
  4. to discuss the arrangement of reinforcement in different elements as per the code

Course Outcomes

1.Student will understand different philosophy of design of RC structure.
2. Students will be able to analyze and design basic elements of RCC structure.
3. Student will be acquainted with guidelines given in codes for design of various elements and reinforcement detailing.

Essential Reading

  1. N. Subramanian, Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures, Oxford
  2. S. Unnikrishna Pillai & D. Menon, Reinforced Concrete Design, Tata McGraw Hill, 2008

Supplementary Reading

  1. A. K. Jain, Reinforced Concrete: Limit State design, Nem Chand and Bros. 1999.
  2. 2. A. Nilson, D. Darwin, C. Dolan, Design of Concrete Structures, Tata McGraw- Hill

Journal and Conferences

  1. B.I.S. Codes.IS 456-2000
  2. SP -16 Design Aids for Reinforced Concrete to IS 456