Reinforced Concrete Design Theory and Examples 3rd Edition

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Reinforced Concrete Design Theory and Examples 3rd Edition

PDF Free Download|Reinforced Concrete Design Theory and Examples 3rd Edition by Prab Bhatt, Thomas J.MacGinley, and Ban Seng Choo .

Preface to Reinforced Concrete Design Theory and Examples

The third edition of the book has been written to conform to BS 8110 1997 the code for structural use of concrete and BS 8007:1987 the code for Design of structures for retaining aqueous liquids.

The aim remains as stated in the first edition: to set out design theory and illustrate the practical applications of code rules by the inclusion of as many useful examples as possible.

The book is written primarily for students on civil engineering degree courses to assist them to understand the principles of element design and the procedures for the design of concrete buildings.

The book will also be of assistance to new graduates starting on their careers in structural design. The book has been thoroughly revised to conform to the updated code rules. Many new examples and sections have been added.

In particular, the chapter on Slabs has been considerably expanded with extensive coverage of Yield line analysis, Hillerborg’s strip method, and design for predetermined stress fields.

In addition, four new chapters have been added to reflect the contents of university courses in design in structural concrete.

The new chapters are concerned with the design of prestressed concrete structures, design of water tanks, a short chapter comparing the important clauses of Eurocode 2 and finally a chapter on the fundamental theoretical aspects of the design of statically indeterminate structures, an area that is very poorly treated in most textbooks.

The importance of computers in structural design is recognized by analyzing all statically indeterminate structures by Matrix stiffness method.

However, as design offices nowadays extensively use Spread Sheets type calculations rather than small scale computer programs, the chapter on computer programs has been deleted.

Grateful acknowledgments are extended to:

The British Standard Institution for permission to reproduce extracts from BS 8110 & BS 8007. British Standards can be obtained from BSI Customer Services, 389, Chiswick High Road, London W4 4AL, Tel: +44(0)20 8996 9001. e-mail: cservices@bsi-global.com

Professor Alan Ervine, Head of Civil Engineering department for all the facilities.

Mr. Ken McCall, the computer manager of the Civil Engineering department for help with computing matters.

Dr. T.J.A.Agar, a former colleague for carefully reading the draft, correcting errors, and making many useful alterations which have greatly improved the final version.

Mrs. Tessa Bryden for occasional help with secretarial matters.

Sheila Arun, Sujatha and Ranjana for moral support.

Contents of Reinforced Concrete eBook

  • Limit state design and structural analysis
  • Section design for a moment
  • Shear, bond and torsion
  • Serviceability limit state checks
  • Simply supported beams
  • Reinforced concrete slabs
  • Columns
  • Walls in buildings
  • Foundations
  • Retaining walls
  • Design of statically indeterminate structures
  • Reinforced concrete framed buildings
  • Tall buildings
  • Prestressed concrete
  • Design of structures retaining aqueous liquids
  • Eurocode 2
  • Deflection and cracking

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