Shallow Foundations: Structural Design of Spread Footings
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2020 - 2021 On-line Individual: $180.00
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Design of reinforced concrete spread footings is the focus of this course. Fundamental assumptions for determining the soil pressure distribution under footings are presented along with commonly used formulas. Structural design of footings to comply with Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318-02 and ACI 318-05) is addressed. Individual topics include: loads, load factors, load combinations, resistance factors, materials, flexure, shear, reinforcement details, development length, and embedment reinforcement. Brief comparisons are made to illustrate the primary differences between footing design by ACI 318-02 and the previous version ACI 318-99. Changes in course content due to the 2005 revisions to ACI 318 were minor and are addressed with a course revision sheet.
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|Course Fee (Basic)||2020 - 2021 On-line Individual||$ 180.00|
|Course Fee (Alternate)||2020 - 2021 DVD Individual||$ 200.00|
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Michael StallingsDr. J. Michael Stallings is Professor of Civil Engineering at Auburn University and is a registered Professional Engineer in Alabama. He holds B.C.E. and M.S. degrees from Auburn University and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. His teaching and research interests include structural analysis and design, experimental study of structural behavior, fatigue and fracture mechanics, and bridge evaluation and rehabilitation. Dr. Stallings is an accomplished researcher and is a past member of technical committees of ASCE and TRB. He has been recognized for his classroom teaching with a Birdsong Merit Teaching Award and Fred H. Pumphrey Teaching Award from the college of engineering, an Undergraduate Teaching Excellence award from Auburn Alumni Association, and he has been selected four times (yearly award) by the students at Auburn as the Outstanding Civil Engineering Faculty Member.