ENEQ641-20A (C) Any Time Start 2020

Nonlinear Concrete Mechanics and Modelling Techniques

15 points

Details:
Start/End Date: The start and end dates are specific to each student. For further information please contact one of the following (as appropriate):
  • For Masters theses please contact the relevant College Office.
  • For Doctoral degrees (PhD) please contact the Postgraduate Office.
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Withdrawal Dates
The withdrawal dates for this course (both with and without fee refund) will be confirmed once a) the course start date and b) course length is confirmed. Students are advised to consult the department for further information.

Description

Constitutive modelling of structural concrete and reinforcing bars, Buckling of reinforcing bars, Bond between concrete and reinforcing bar, Confinement and its effect on the behaviour of RC, Shear in RC, Ductility of nonlinear RC members, Issues related to seismic design of RC structures. Macro-modelling approach, using lumped plasticity techniques. Features and characteristics of different hysteresis rules. Modelling Flexure-shear interaction using strength degradation rules. Use and limitation of fiber element modelling and Finite Element micro-modelling. Applications to case studies: experimental-analytical validation. Modelling of sections, connections and structural subassemblies and systems including: beam-column joints, frames, wall systems, diaphragms, floor-to-lateral resisting system connections, non-structural elements including infills/partitions/facades/ceilings.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of Department or
Programme Director

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 16:00 E12 8 Jun - 14 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 16:00 E12 8 Jun - 14 Jun
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 225 6 Jul - 12 Jul
Lecture D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 225 6 Jul - 12 Jul

Course Coordinator

For further information see Civil and Natural Resources Engineering Head of Department

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,102.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 8 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Civil and Natural Resources Engineering.

All ENEQ641 Occurrences

  • ENEQ641-20A (C) Any Time Start 2020