1.054 Mechanics and Design of Concrete Structures


Class Info

Studies strength and deformation of concrete under various states of stress; failure criteria; concrete plasticity; and fracture mechanics concepts. Topics include 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; and yield line theory for slabs. Uses behavior models and nonlinear analysis. Covers complex systems, including bridge structures, concrete shells, and containments. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has 1.035 as a prerequisite.

1.054 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by O. Buyukozturk.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 1-246.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 1.054 was rated 4.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Mechanics and Design of Concrete Structures site or on the 1.054 Stellar site.

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