CE 522 Theory and Design of Prestressed Concrete

Principles and concepts of design in prestressed concrete including elastic and ultimate strength analyses for flexure, shear, torsion, bond and deflection. Principles of concordancy and linear transformation for indeterminate prestressed structures. 3 credit hours.


• Prerequisite

Undergraduate degree in engineering or related area; undergraduate course in reinforced concrete design or consent of instructor.

• Course Requirements

Homework Assignments: Assigned (15%)

Exams: Mid-term exam (35%) and final exam (50%)

Software Requirements: none

• Textbook

Nawy, Prestressed Concrete: A Fundamental Approach, Prentice Hall, Fifth Edition, 2005. ISBN: 9780136081500

•Reference Books

PCI Design Handbook, Precast and Prestressed Concrete, 7th Edition

Lin/Burns, Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures, John Wiley, 1981

Naaman, Prestressed Concrete Analysis and Design, McGraw-Hill, 1982

Collins/Mitchell, Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Structures, 2002

• Computer and Internet Requirements

NCSU and Engineering Online have recommended minimum computer specifications. For details, click here.

• Instructor

Dr. Sami Rizkalla, Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction and
Director of the CFL

Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
North Carolina State University
203 Constructed Facilities Laboratory
Campus Box 7533
2414 Campus Shore Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695-7533

Phone: (919) 513-1733
Fax: (919) 513-1765
Email: sami_rizkalla@ncsu.edu