Strength of members with Bending and Axial loading. Strength and deformation of members with Shear. Concrete confinement. Aspects of the seismic design of reinforced concrete structural elements (beams, columns, beam-column joints, structural walls). Strength and deformation of members with Torsion. Combined shear and torsion in beams with web reinforcement. Buckling of reinforced concrete columns. Bond and anchorage: basic features of bond resistance, anchorage or development bond, types of anchorage.
Physical properties of Aggregates, Los Angeles testing, Properties and Workability of Cement, Elastic properties of Concrete, σ-ε diagram. Destructive and non-destructive methods for evaluation of concrete Strength. Flexural Behavior of Fiber Reinforced Beams. Theoretical Evaluation of Flexural Stiffness, Experimental determination of ultimate capacity and Ductility ratio of Reinforced Concrete Beams. Repair and Strengthening techniques for Rehabilitation of Lightly Reinforced Concrete Beams with FRPs and Cement mortars.