# Element Building – Concrete Statics

## Code

CE-ELM1

## Version

3.0

## Offered by

Civil Engineering

## ECTS

5### Prerequisites

Basic knowledge about structural design and design of concrete beams, which includes as minimum

• Global stability in buildings.

• Statical analysis and the connection between structures and static calculations.

• Basic static for beams, columns and walls

• Basic knowledge about concrete, which materials concrete contains (cement, aggregates, chemicals, etc.)

• Being able to calculate a concrete beam regarding; shear force, bending moment and deflection in according to EuroCode 2

### Main purpose

### Knowledge

– have knowledge about statics used for prefabricated concrete element building with the goal of implementing the design of concrete element buildings.

– Obtain knowledge on commonly used joints.

### Skills

– Be able to complete a building structural model comprehend the corresponding calculation model.

– Be able to determine the horizontal transfer of forces to walls in a statically determinate and a statically indeterminate wall structure, using elastic or plastic distribution of forces.

– Be able to understand and use the effective design concrete compressive strength used in plastic design of concrete structures

– Be able to explain the principles of the strut and tie model and to solve simple tasks using it.

– Be able to use the Stringer method in the calculation of walls and diaphragms.

– Be able to complete stability calculations of walls both for one storey buildings and multiple storey buildings.

– Be able to calculate the strength of shear walls (Strut and tie model, the Stringer method and vertical load bearing resistance).

– Gain an understanding of casting joints and be able to calculate these in accordance to DS/EN 1992-1-1.

– Be able to calculate some of the commonly used joints.

### Competences

### Topics

### Teaching methods and study activities

Activities vary between theoretical lectures, self-studies, consultation periods in connection to the work with assignments and students presentation of assignments.

### Resources

– Bjarne Chr. Jensen, Concrete structures in accordance with DS/EN 1992-1-1 - translated extract from Bjarne Chr. Jensen, Betonkonstruktioner efter DS/EN1992-1-1. Special edition in co-operation between VIA University College and Nyt Teknisk Forlag. (Danish students can use the Danish version)

– Translated extracts from “Betonelementbyggeriers statik”, Polyteknisk Forlag, 2010. Betonelementforeningen

– DS/EN 1992-1-1 Design of concrete structures. Part 1-1. General rules and rules for buildings

– Danish National annex: EN 1992-1-1 DK NA:2007_eng - Part 1-1

– Addendum 2 to EN1992-1-1 DK NA: 2007. 2nd edition

– Supplementary lecture notes for the semester on the internal network for the course.

Results from national and international research and development works will be used.

### Evaluation

### Examination

### Grading criteria

### Additional information

• Differentiation

• Trigonometric functions

• Integration

• Vectors in space

• Applied integration

• First moment of area

• Second moment of area (Inertia-)

Elastic analysis, resistance and deformations (SCI 4)

• Structural design of steel (and timber) beams:

• Cross-sectional parameters

• Stresses: Tension, Bendinge, Biaxial bending, combined stresses,

• Shear

• Torsion

• Calculation of deformations

• Euler Columns

• Centrally loaded columns

Material science of concrete and basic design of concrete structures (CON1)

• Cement and concrete aggregates

• Durability of concrete

• Design in the ultimate limit state of concrete beams for bending, axial force and shear.

• Calculation of beam abutments.

Concrete structures and materials (CON 2)

• Curtailment of reinforcement

• Calculation of beams in the serviceability limit state (deflections and cracks)

• Design of columns and walls in the ultimate limit state.

• Plastic calculations of continuous reinforced concrete beams.

• Design of slabs in ULS and SLS using lower bound solutions (e.g. the strip method)

Computer Aided structural analysis (CSA 1)

• Statical modelling

• Statical determinacy/indeterminacy

• Introduction to static analysis of beams and frames

### Responsible

Ivan Nielsen

### Valid from

2/1/2024 12:00:00 AM

### Course type

### Keywords

Wall structures, In-plane stress conditions, strut and tie model, stringer method, walls, diaphragms, joints, robustness