King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
ARC 323
First Semester 2006 (Term 061)
Text: Simplified
Engieering for Architects and Builders by James Ambrose
Instructor: Dr.
Salah U. alDulaijan
Office : 155416
Tel. : 8602850
Email : sud@kfupm.edu.sa
COURSE OUTLINE & SCHEDULE
Lect. 
Date 
Subject 
Section 
1 
Sep. 9 
Forms of concrete structures, Design methods 
13.1 
2 
11 
Strength of concrete, stiffness of concrete, creep, types of cements 
13.1 
3 
13 
Reinforcement, stressstrain considerations. cover 
13.1 
4 
14 
Spacing of bars, amount of reinforcement, standard reinforcing bars 
13.1 
5 
16 
Beams, working stress method 
13.2 
6 
18 
Example 1 on design of beams 
13.2 
7 
20 
Continue on Example 1 
13.2 
8 
23 
Example 2 on design of beams 
13.2 
9 
25 
Continue on Example 2 
13.2 
10 
27 
Special beams 
13.3 
11 
30 
TBeams 
13.3 
12 
October 02 
Design of Tbeams 
13.3 
13 
04 
Example 3 on Tbeams 
13.3 
14 
07 
Beams with compression reinforcement 
13.3 
15 
09 
Example
4 
13.3 
16 
11 
Design
of oneway slabs 
13.3 
17 
Oct. 28 
Spanning
slabs 
13.4 
18 
30 
Example on one way slab

13.4 
19 
November 1 
Continue
on the example

13.4 
20 
04 
Shear in beams

13.5 
21 
06 
Shear in beams

13.5 
22 
08 
Major Exam I


23 
11 
Design for beam shear

13.5 
24 
13 
Example on shear for beams

13.5 
25 
15 
Development length for reinforcement

13.6 
26 
18 
Example on development length

13.6 
Lect. 
Date 
Subject

Section 
27 
20 
Hooks, Example on hooks

13.6 
28 
22 
Concrete columns

15.1 
29 
25 
General consideration for concrete columns

15.2 
30 
27 
Approximate design of tied columns, example1

15.3 
31 
29 
Example2,
example3

15.3 
32 
December 02 
Round columns, development of compressive
reinforcement

15.4 
33 
04 
Footings

16.1 
34 
06 
Wallfooting

16.2 
35 
09 
Wallfooting

16.2 
36 
11 
Major EXAM II


37 
13 
Columnfooting

16.3 
38 
16 
Column footing

16.3 
39 
18 
Pedestals

16.4 
40 
20 
Pedestals

16.4 
41 
January 06 
Pedestals

Notes, 
42 
08 
Beams, strength design method

Notes, 
43 
10 
Beams, strength design method

Notes, 
44 
13 
Beams, strength design method


45 
15 
Review


46 
17 
Review


Grade Distribution:
Class Work [Homework & Quizzes] : 10%
First Exam (October 29) : 25%
Second Exam (December 10) : 30%
Final Exam : 35%
Note: (1) The University regulations regarding excessive absences will be strictly adhered to in this course. See the Undergraduate Bulletin. Each missed class without excuse, a deduction of 0.5 point of the final mark will be applies.
(2) All home works are to be submitted in a suitable engineering format with a cover page in due date. Late submission, without prior approval, will not be accepted.
(3) Do not copy home works. If you need any help, see me during office hours.