# Aktu Syllabus for Advanced Concrete Design (KCE-073) Btech

Explore advanced approaches in structural design, analysis, and reinforcement detailing with the AKTU Btech syllabus on Advanced Concrete Design. Dive into the world of efficient and inventive concrete buildings.

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## UNIT-1: INTRODUCTION TO WATER TANKS

• Introduction to liquid retaining structures,
• Design criteria,
• Material specifications and permissible stresses for tanks,
• Design concept of circular and rectangular tanks situated on the ground and underground.

## UNIT-2: DESIGN OF OVERHEAD WATER TANKS

• Design of over-head tanks: design of RC domes and beams curved in plan,
• Design of cylindrical and rectangular tanks with different end conditions using IS: 3370 tables,
• Intze tank design based on membrane analysis with mention of continuity effects.

## UNIT-3: INTRODUCTION TO PRESTRESSING

• Introduction to prestressing, assumptions,
• General principles,
• Axially placed tendons, bent tendons, parabolic tendons,
• Load balancing concept, pressure line,
• Systems of prestressing,
• Pretensioning and post tensioning,
• Hoyer system,
• Freyssinet system,
• LeMccall system,
• Magnel-Blaton system,
• Gifford Udall system,
• C.C.L standard system.

## UNIT-4 :LOSSES & DESIGN OF PRESTRESS CONCRETE STRUCTURES

• Losses in prestress,
• IS 1343 recommendations for prestressed concrete,
• Handling and transportation of precast prestressed concrete beams,
• Analysis and design of simple prestressed beams,
• Lever arm conception,
• Kern distance.

## UNIT-5: DESIGN OF DEEP BEAMS AND CORBELS

• Introduction to deep beams,
• Minimum thickness,
• Design of deep beams by IS 456,
• Check for local failures,
• Detailing of deep beams,
• Introduction to Corbels,
• Shear friction,
• Corbel dimensions,
• Design of a corbel.