This is a comprehensive guide to autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) for designers, specifiers, users and manufacturers. It provides a model code of practice for the structural use of AAC and provides designers with a complete guide to the structural use of AAC in structural applications in building.
Table of Contents
Preface. Introduction. Part 1: Recommended practice Introduction. Production and structure of the material. Properties of the material. Structural design. Structural analysis of elements. Design of unreinforced masonry. Seismic design. Connections and fixtures. Non-structural performance design. Manufacturing control procedure. Execution of works and site control. Part 2: RILEM Recommendations. Introduction to the recommendations. List of RILEM recommendations. Part 3: Future developments, economic considerations and examples. Appendix A: Future advancement of AAC. Appendix B: Economic considerations. Appendix C: Examples of structural design. Appendix D: Typical examples of non-structural design. Appendix E: Definitions. Index.