## AR3402 Syllabus - Structural Design Of Masonry And Timber - 2021 Regulation Anna University

AR3402

STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF MASONRY AND TIMBER

L T P/S C

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• To introduce soil mechanics.
• To enable the learning of design of masonry walls.
• To give knowledge to design different timber components in a building.

UNIT I

SOIL MECHANICS

6

Introduction to Soil Mechanics. Concept of Safe bearing capacity. Types of soil. Distribution of upward pressure in different types of soil.

UNIT II

BASIC MASONRY DESIGN

9

Analysis and design of masonry wall with and without openings. Use of nomograms. Code requirements.

UNIT III

DESIGN OF TIMBER BEAMS

9

Grading of timber. Permissible stresses. Design of solid timber beams. Madras terrace roof design.

UNIT IV

DESIGN OF TIMBER COLUMNS

9

Design of solid timber columns. Built-up Column. Spaced Column.

UNIT V

ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF TIMBER TRUSSES

12

Analysis of plane trusses. Introduction to Determinate and Indeterminate plane trusses. Analysis of simply supported and cantilevered trusses by method of joints and method of sections. Analysis and design of timber trusses.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
 Knowledge about soil mechanics.  Ability to design structural masonry walls.  Ability to design timber beams, columns and trusses by applying the code provisions

TEXT BOOKS:
1. P. Dayaratnam, ‘Brick and Reinforced Brick Structures’, CBS Publishers and Distributors Pvt Ltd, 2017. 2. A.S.Arya, ‘Structural Design in Steel, Masonry and Timber’, Nemchand and Bros, Roorkee, 1971. 3. B. C. Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain , Arun Kumar Jain, , ‘Comprehensive Design of Steel Structures’, Laxmi Publications (P) Ltd, 2014. 4. B. C. Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain , Arun Kumar Jain , ‘Soil Mechanics and Foundations’, Laxmi Publications, 2017 5. R.K. Bansal, 'A Text Book on Strength of Materials', Laxmi Publications, New Delhi, 2009

REFERENCES:
1. National Building Code of India, Part VI, Structural Design,1983. 2. IS 883 – Code of Practice for Design of Structural Timber in Buildings. 3. IS 1905- Code of Practice for Structural use of Unreinforced Masonry-1987. 4. Sp 10- Nomograms for Thickness of Masonry Walls - 1975