AGE 409 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE: AGE 409
COURSE TITLE: Introduction to Agricultural Structures Designs
NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units
COURSE DURATION: Three Hours Per week


COURSE DETAILS:
Course Coordinator: Prof. LUCAS, Emmanuel Babajide; Engr. DADA Pius Olusegun Olufemi
E-mail: bajlucas@yahoo.co.uk; dadafemo@yahoo.com
Office Location: COLENG Building
Other Lecturers: None

COURSE SYNOPSIS:
Introduction to agricultural structures.  Selection of materials in relation to use – steel, wood, concrete and masonry.  Types of structural frames.  Estimating loads, stress analysis.  Introduction to structural design.-  philosophy of design, elastic and plastic design concepts.  Reinforced concrete design.  Design for axial loadings.  Design of beams, foundation, slab, connections and joints.  Computer concept for improved analysis and design.  Design project.


AGE 409 Lecture Note

 

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