NIT Jalandhar Syllabus for
Design of Concrete Structure I
CE 301 Design of Concrete Structure – I [3 1 0 4]
Introduction: Plain and Reinforced Concrete, Objectives of design. Structural systems.
Introduction to design philosophies.
Analysis of Beams: Working Stress Method, Assumptions made in theory of reinforced concrete
construction, moment of resistance of singly, doubly reinforced and flanged beams.
Limit State Method: Assumptions in analysis, Analysis of singly and doubly reinforced
rectangular sections, Analysis of singly reinforced flanged sections.
Design of Beams for flexure: Codal provisions for design as per IS 456:2000 according to
working stress and limit state method, Design of singly and doubly reinforced sections, Design of
Design for Shear, Bond & Torsion: Shear Stresses in homogeneous rectangular beams, critical
sections, design shear strength of plain concrete, Design of shear reinforcement, Bond stress,
Anchorage development length, bond failure & bond strength,
Introduction to torsion in R. C. C. beams, General behaviour in torsion, Design of sections
subjected to torsion, shear and flexure.
Design of Slabs: One-Way and two-way slabs. Design of slab sections using IS method.
Introduction to flat slabs.
Design of Continuous beams and slabs: Analysis of continuous systems General guidelines &
Codal provisions design and detailed drawings of continuous beams and slabs.
Design of columns: Classification and effective length of columns, codal requirements, Analysis
and design of sections subjected to axial loading and axial loading combined with bending
Design of Isolated Footings: Types of footings, soil pressure under footings, General design
considerations and Codal provisions. Design of isolated, square, rectangular and circular
footings. Design of footings subjected to eccentric loads..
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2. Jain A.K., “Limit State Design of R. C. C. Structures” Nem Chand & Sons, Roorkee
3. Varghese “Limit State Design of Reinforced Concrete” Prentice Hall of India, New
4. Dayaratnam P., “Design of Reinforced Concrete” Oxford & IBH Publishers, New Delhi
5. Chandra R., “Limit State Design of Reinforced Concrete” Standard Book House, New