Carlos Cruz Noguez, PhD

Assistant Professor, Structural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept

Contact

Assistant Professor, Structural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept
Email
cruznogu@ualberta.ca

Overview

Research

Research interests: 

  • analysis and design of reinforced masonry and structures; 
  • nonlinear modeling; 
  • seismic engineering; 
  • large-scale system and component testing; 
  • innovative materials; structural simulation; damage mitigation. 
Dr. Cruz-Noguez is the current chairholder of the MCAA Endowed Chair of Masonry Structures, with the mandate to drive innovation in masonry research and to develop safer, more durable, and high-performance masonry systems.

For additional information about lines of research, collaboration, and MCAA Chair data, please visit www.ccruzn.com.

Announcements

Prospective students interested in applying for graduate studies (MSc/PhD): please visit Dr. Cruz-Noguez's personal website to learn about requirements.

Courses

CIV E 474 - Structural Design II

Behaviour and design of reinforced concrete structures. Topics include: flexure and shear in reinforced concrete beam elements, reinforcement detailing, one and two-way slab design, columns, footings, and walls. Prerequisite: CIV E 374.

Fall Term 2020
CIV E 674 - Behavior and Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures

(Offered alternate years.) Principles and methods of prestressing. Service load design and analysis. Behavior and strength design. Losses in prestress and anchorage zone stresses. Continuous beams and slabs. Discussion of design specifications.

Winter Term 2021
ENGG 130 - Engineering Mechanics

Equilibrium of planar systems. Analysis of statically determinate trusses and frames. Friction. Centroids and centres of gravity. Forces and moments in beams. Second moments of area. Note: Students in all sections of this course will write a common final examination. Corequisite: MATH 100.

Fall Term 2020

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