1st Edition

Concrete Beams with Openings
Analysis and Design

ISBN 9780849374357
Published January 29, 1999 by CRC Press
224 Pages

USD $240.00

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Book Description

This book compiles state-of-the-art information on the behavior, analysis, and design of concrete beams containing transverse openings.
Discussions include

  • the need, effects, and classification of openings as well as the general requirements for fulfilling design
  • pure bending, combined bending, and shear - illustrated with numerical examples
  • torsion alone or in combination with bending and shear
  • large rectangular openings as well as opening size and location on beam behavior
  • methods for analyzing ultimate strength and serviceability requirements
  • effects of torsion in beams
  • large openings in continuous beams and their effects on possible redistribution of internal forces as well as guidelines and procedures for the design of such beams
  • effect of prestressing on the serviceability and strength of beams with web openings
  • design against cracking at openings and ultimate loads
    Concrete Beams with Openings serves as an invaluable source of information for designers and practicing engineers, especially useful since little or no provision or guidelines are currently available in most building codes.
  • Table of Contents

    Classification of Openings
    Elastic Stress Distribution around Openings
    Design Considerations
    Beams with Small Openings
    Pure Bending
    Bending and Shear
    Effect of Torsion
    Design for Torsion
    Effect of Coring
    Beams with Large Rectangular Openings
    Analysis at Collapse
    Design for Ultimate Strength
    Crack Control
    Calculation of Deflection
    Multiple Openings
    Torsion in Beams with Large Rectangular Openings
    Pure Torsion
    Torsion Combined with Bending
    Combined Torsion, Bending and Shear
    Analysis and Design of Continuous Beams
    Elastic Analysis
    Design Procedure and Recommendations
    Design Example
    Effect of Prestressing
    Stress Concentration and Stress Distribution
    Types of Cracking and Crack Control
    Design and Detailing for Ultimate Strength

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    Mansur\, M. A.; Tan\, Kiang-Hwee