POSTTENSIONED (PT) CONCRETE DESIGN COURSE
Lesson Plans
Module 1: Introduction to PostTensioned (PT) Concrete Structural Engineering

Lesson 1: History and Purpose of PostTensioned (PT) Concrete Structural Engineering

Lesson 2: Concepts of PostTensioned (PT) Concrete Structures
Module 2: Structural Schematic Design

Lesson 1: Structural Vertical Framing Scheme – PostTensioned (PT) Concrete Beam

Lesson 2: Structural Vertical Framing Scheme – PostTensioned (PT) Concrete Flat Slab
Module 3: Equivalent Load

Lesson 1: Tendon Strands Configuration and Curvature Requirements

Lesson 2: Tendon ShortTerm and LongTerm 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 PostTensioned (PT) Concrete Beam

Lesson 4: Structural Analysis of PostTensioned (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 PostTensioned (PT) Concrete Beam

Lesson 2: SLS Stress Criteria for Flat Slab, Column and Middle Design Integration Strip Widths and the Structural Design of PostTensioned (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