UNIT – I:
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 – II:
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 – III:
Introduction to prestressing, assumptions, general principles ,advantages of prestressing, 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 – IV:
Losses in prestress, IS 1343 recommendations for prestressed concrete, stages of loading to be considered in design, handling and transportation of precast prestressed concrete beams , analysis and design of simple prestressed beams, Lever arm conception, kern distance.
UNIT – V:
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.