POST-TENSIONED (PT) CONCRETE DESIGN COURSE

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Lesson Plans

Module 1: Introduction to Post-Tensioned (PT) Concrete Structural Engineering

  • Lesson 1: History and Purpose of Post-Tensioned (PT) Concrete Structural Engineering

  • Lesson 2: Concepts of Post-Tensioned (PT) Concrete Structures

 

Module 2: Structural Schematic Design

  • Lesson 1: Structural Vertical Framing Scheme – Post-Tensioned (PT) Concrete Beam

  • Lesson 2: Structural Vertical Framing Scheme – Post-Tensioned (PT) Concrete Flat Slab

 

Module 3: Equivalent Load

  • Lesson 1: Tendon Strands Configuration and Curvature Requirements

  • Lesson 2: Tendon Short-Term and Long-Term Losses

  • Lesson 3: Equivalent Load

Module 4: Structural Analysis

  • Lesson 1: Equivalent Load Effects, Primary Effects and Secondary Effects

  • Lesson 2: Design Loading Combinations Based on Codes of Practice

  • Lesson 3: Structural Analysis of Post-Tensioned (PT) Concrete Beam

  • Lesson 4: Structural Analysis of Post-Tensioned (PT) Concrete Flat Slab

  • Lesson 5: Vertical Deflection Criteria and Assessment

Module 5: Structural Design

  • Lesson 1: SLS Stress Criteria for Beams, Beam Offset Modelling, Beam Design Integration Strip for P/A and M/Z Effective Width and the Structural Design of Post-Tensioned (PT) Concrete Beam

  • Lesson 2: SLS Stress Criteria for Flat Slab, Column and Middle Design Integration Strip Widths and the Structural Design of Post-Tensioned (PT) Concrete Flat Slab

  • Lesson 3: ULS Bending Design, ULS Shear Design, ULS End Block Design

  • Lesson 4: Practical Detailing Requirements

  • Lesson 5: Performing Structural Analysis and Design by Computer (Stiffness Method) – Commercial Structural Analysis Software RAPT 6.5.1.0

  • Lesson 6: Performing Structural Analysis and Design by Computer (Stiffness Method) – Commercial Structural Analysis Software Adapt Floor Pro 2017.02