Readings in this course are assigned for the entire week, as shown below. The section numbers listed below are from the course textbook: Nilson, A. H. Design of Concrete Structures. 13th ed. McGraw Hill, 2004.
WEEK #  TOPICS  READINGS 

1 
Lecture 1 Introduction Lecture 2 Planning and Design Process 

2 
Lecture 3 Materials, Loads, and Design Safety Lecture 4 Behavior and Properties of Concrete and Steel Lecture 5 Wind and Earthquake Loads 
1.31.7
1.8, 2.12.9, 2.122.14 Handouts

3 
Recitation 1 Wind and Earthquake Loads Lecture 6 Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams for Flexure Lecture 7 Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams for Flexure 
Recitation Notes 1
3.13.4 Handouts
3.53.8 
4 
Lecture 8 Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams for Shear Lecture 9 Guest Lecture: Project Introduction 
4.14.5 
5 
Recitation 2 Flexural Analysis and Design of Beams Lecture 10 Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams for Shear Lecture 11 Project Hour: Group Presentations on Site Visit Observation 
Recitation Notes 2
Handouts

6 
Recitation 3 Shear in Beams Lecture 12 Bond, Anchorage, and Serviceability Lecture 13 Bond, Anchorage, and Serviceability Project Discussions 
Recitation Notes 3
5.15.8, 6.16.7 
7 
Lecture 14 Reinforced Concrete Columns Lecture 15 Discussion of Project Tasks 
1.9, 8.18.5 
8 
Lecture 16 Exam 1 Review Lecture 17 Exam 1 Lecture 18 Reinforced Concrete Columns 
Recitation Notes 4 Exam Review Summary 
9 
Recitation 4 Reinforced Concrete Columns and Slabs Lecture 19 Special Topic Lecture: Prestressed Concrete Lecture 20 Reinforced Concrete Slabs 
8.68.11
Handout

10 
Recitation 5 Short Columns and Slab Systems Lecture 21 Special Lecture: Bridge Design— Beyond the Calculations Lecture 22 Introduction to Steel Design 
Recitation Notes 5  Part I & II
13.113.3, 13.413.8 
11 
Lecture 23 Tension Members and Connections Lecture 24 Group Presentations 
Handouts

12 
Recitation 6 Tension Members and Connections Lecture 25 Compression Members Lecture 26 Guest Lecture: Prestressed Concrete Systems 
Recitation Notes 6
Handout

13 
Recitation 7 Compression Members Lecture 27 Bending Members 
Recitation Notes 7
Handout

14 
Lecture 28 Exam 2 Review Lecture 29 Exam 2 Lecture 30 Structural Systems 
Exam Review Summary Handouts

15 
Lecture 31 Final Project Presentations Lecture 32 Final Project Presentations 
Additional References
Galambos, T. V., F. J. Lin, and B. G. Johnston. Basic Steel Design with LRFD. Prentice Hall, 1996.
Segui, W. T. LRFD Steel Design. 2nd ed. Boston: PWS Publishing.
Salmon, C. G., and J. E. Johnson. Steel Structures: Design and Behavior. 3rd ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1990.
MacGregor, J. G. Reinforced Concrete: Mechanics and Design. 3rd ed. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1997.
Nawy, E. G. Reinforced Concrete: A Fundamental Approach. 5th ed. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
Wang CK., and C. G. Salmon. Reinforced Concrete Design. 6th ed. New York: Addison Wesley.
Nawy, E. G. Prestressed Concrete: A Fundamental Approach. NJ: Prentice Hall, 2003.
PCI, PCI Design Handbook: Precast and Prestressed Concrete. Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, IL, 1992.
Smith, J. C. Structural Analysis. New York: Harpor and Row.
McGuire, W., R. H. Gallagher, and R. D. Ziemian. “Matrix Structural Analysis.” 2nd ed. John Wiley and Sons, 2000.
ACI, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 31899) and Commentary (ACI 318R99). American Concrete Institute, 1999.
AISC, Load and Resistance Factor Design  Manual for Steel Construction. American Institute of Steel Construction.
AISC, Load and Resistance Factor Design  Specification for Structural Steel Buildings. American Institute of Steel Construction.
ICC, International Building Code. International Code Council, Inc. 2000.
ASCE, Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, ASCE 702. American Society of Civil Engineers, Virginia, 2002.
SAP2000 Analysis Reference and Tutorials, Computers and Structures.