Mechanics and Design of Concrete Structures

An aerial photo of the Leonard P. Zakim Bridge.

Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge in Boston. (Image courtesy of the Federal Highway Administration.)

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MIT Course Number

1.054 / 1.541

As Taught In

Spring 2004

Level

Undergraduate

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The main objective of 1.054/1.541 is to provide students with a rational basis of the design of reinforced concrete members and structures through advanced understanding of material and structural behavior. This course is offered to undergraduate (1.054) and graduate students (1.541). Topics covered include: Strength and Deformation of Concrete under Various States of Stress; Failure Criteria; Concrete Plasticity; Fracture Mechanics Concepts; Fundamental Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Structural Systems and their Members; Basis for Design and Code Constraints; High-performance Concrete Materials and their use in Innovative Design Solutions; Slabs: Yield Line Theory; Behavior Models and Nonlinear Analysis; and Complex Systems: Bridge Structures, Concrete Shells, and Containments.

Professor Oral Buyukozturk thanks Tzu-Yang Yu, a graduate student at MIT, for his valuable assistance in preparing course documents.

Buyukozturk, Oral. 1.054 Mechanics and Design of Concrete Structures, Spring 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/civil-and-environmental-engineering/1-054-mechanics-and-design-of-concrete-structures-spring-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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