Structural Design and Drawing (CV417)

Course Name: 

Structural Design and Drawing (CV417)






Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(1-0-3) 3


R.C. design- R.C. staircases, retaining walls - Cantilever and Counterfort type, Water tank- rectangular and circular tanks, underground and resting on ground, Framed structures.
Steel design - Connections : Column splices, column bases, beam - columns, Steel purlins and roof trusses, connection between roof truss and supporting column, bracing systems

Course Outcomes:
1. Design and detail structural elements in steel structures like simple riveted plate connections, riveted/ welded bracket connection, back-to-back connected angle section tension member, laced/ battened built-up columns, splice, bearing plate and base plate (gusseted/ non-gusseted) design.
2. Understand the mechanical behavior of structures like flat slabs, staircases, retaining walls and water tanks. Compute the design forces and moments.
3. Design the reinforced concrete structures like retaining walls, water tanks, flat slabs and staircases as per relevant IS codes IS456 - 2000).
4. Incorporate detailing aspects of teel reinforcement in the design drawing of flat slabs, staircases, retaining walls and water tanks as per relevant IS odes (IS456 - 2000).


1) N. Krishna Raju, Structural Design and Drawing - R.C. and Steel, University Press, Hyderabad. 2) D. Krishna Murthy, Structural Design and Drawing, Vol II & III, C.B.S. Publishing Co., New Delhi.

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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