Read Concrete Structural Drawings

  • Suitable for: Builders, Site Managers/Engineers, Project Managers/Engineers, etc.
  • Chosen by: Tier 1-2 builders including Lendlease, Multiplex, Laing O'Rourke, Hansen Yuncken, Watpac, Probuild, Buildcorp.
  • Length: Total 1.5 hours
  • Access: 6 months access on mobile & PC

Learning Outcomes Read Concrete Structural Drawings:

  • Read slab concrete profile and fully visualize the complicated cross sections
  • Read reinforcement drawing and extract the critical information
  • Read post tensioned slab drawing and understand what need to be checked
  • Read Precast shop drawing and comprehend the technical terms
  • Read column and wall schedule drawing

You Will Learn:

  • What does solid and dashed line mean in a concrete profile?
  • What is a beam, upturn beam, step, fold, pour strip, prop, set down, recess?
  • What does bar layering mean in a reinforcement drawing?
  • How to read the amount and spacing of reinforcement in a plan?
  • What is a dead end, stressing end and pan end for a PT tendon?
  • What is PT drapes and which drapes need to be checked?
  • What is precast trimmers, lifting points, strong back?
  • What is precast ferrule, block out, bend out bar connection?
  • What is column schedule and where to extract the lap length for column bars?

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Course Includes

  • 11 Lessons
  • Course Certificate
  • 1.5 CPD Points

Ratings and Reviews

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3 Ratings
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Matthew B.
Posted 4 weeks ago
It helped me a lot

Definitely recommend to ppl working in construction site who need to know basic things about how to read drawing.

Anubhav Garg
Posted 4 weeks ago
Great course for beginners

This course is great for the beginners who would like to know how the structural drawings look like and how it can be read and interpreted on the construction site. The tutor talks about the very basic that one should know.

Max K.
Posted 8 months ago
Really great course, helped me a lot

It was a good coverage of slab concrete profile and complicated sections, general notes used in steel drawings, Post tensioning plans were well explained and precast walls and column schedules drawings was also covered in a very simple way but yet engineering.

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