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RAPT – PT Slab Design Series (2/4)

  • Suitable for: Structural Engineers, Civil Engineering Graduates
  • Chosen by: Professionals working in Bonacci Group,  Enstruct, Robert Bird Group, Eclipse Consulting, ACE Consulting Group, FMG Engineering, Smart Structures Australia, etc.
  • Length: Total 5 hours
  • Access: 6 months access on mobile & PC

What is RAPT:

RAPT is a 2D analysis and design program developed in Australia, its simple and user friendly environment made it a popular program for design of RC and Post Tensioned Concrete Slabs. It is used at both tendering (concept design) and detailed design stage. So regardless of where you work, a consulting firm or a PT sub contractor,  RAPT skill would be considered as one of the crucial skills which will help you fast track your career.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand multiple structural load paths used in suspended slabs and required RAPT runs in a given plan
  • Learn how to create Slab and Beam runs using RAPT, define various inputs from geometry to design parameters
  • Analysis the RAPT outputs and what is critical to check and ensure code requirements for a structural element

Course Outline:

  • Slab Structural Load Path:
    –    One-way & Two-Way Slabs, Beams,
    –   Intro to Strong Band, Strut-Tie, Columns
    –   Examples of Structural Load Path Various One-Way and Two-Way Slabs
  • Create Slab Runs in RAPT:
    –   Define Slab/Support geometry
    –   Define Design Parameters
    –   Calculate Required Tendons and Model them
    –   Understand RAPT outputs and how to read results
  • Create Beam runs using RAPT:
    –   Create Beam Runs
    –   Read and Check Outputs

Course Content

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Structural Load Path

RAPT Modelling & Design
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About Instructor

Aaron Jamalzadeh

Aaron is the Founder and Managing Director of TeleTraining, a company that develops and delivers interactive and engaging training courses for the construction industry in Australia. Aaron is highly experienced as a Structural Engineer and Educator in the construction industry. He graduated with a Masters in Structural Engineering from UNSW and has 10 years of professional experience as a structural engineer, designing for industry leaders including Westfield and Meriton. Aaron also holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and has been a valued guest lecturer and tutor for major tertiary institutions including UNSW, The University of Sydney, UTS and TAFE.

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Course Includes

  • 45 Lessons
  • Course Certificate
  • 6 CPD Points

Ratings and Reviews

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6 Ratings
What's your experience? We'd love to know!
Posted 1 year ago
Great Intoduction to RAPT

Really good flow of working in RAPT. Would like to explore the advanced features when available.

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Mohammadreza Sabetnia
Posted 2 years ago
Perfect learning

One of the best courses that I have taken and it helps me a lot to improve my self in concrete design filed. I recommend this course to all structural engineers who need to improve themselves at their job in Australia. Thanks to Aaron Jamalzadeh as a perfect tutor.

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Halil akdeniz
Posted 3 years ago
Very informative and simple

I found this tutorial to be highly informative. Even as an experienced user, some of the information was new to me. The course content is broken down in a structured way which permits a more effective and efficient way of learning. Keep it up.

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Minh Ho
Posted 4 years ago
Informative and practical course

The course is very informative and useful for who wants to commence learning RAPT. Strongly recommended.

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Kamal Bagherzadeh
Posted 4 years ago

RAPT is a commonly used structural engineering software in the Australian market and no training course had been provided before. I got very practical and deep knowledge of RAPT and PT system through this course. The course was very well explained and I strongly recommend this course to the Structural Engineers interested in PT system.

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Sam Rad
Posted 4 years ago
Actual project modelling

Working on actual project made it very easy to learn the complicated process of modeling and design

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