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Concrete Design to EN 1992, Second Edition

By Lawrence Martin, John Purkiss

© 2006 – CRC Press

392 pages

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About the Book

The transition from national standards for concrete structural design to Eurocode EN 1992 is the biggest change to concrete design for decades.

This new edition of Concrete Design explains the key differences between BS8110 and EN1992, and teaches the fundamentals of the design of concrete structures to comply with the Eurocodes.

With many illustrations and worked examples, this accessible textbook teaches the essentials of concrete design to EN1992 to students and professionals alike.

Table of Contents

Description of concrete structures
Development and manufacture of reinforced concrete
Development and manufacture of steel
Structural Design
Production of reinforced concrete structures
Site conditions
Variation of material properties
Characteristic strength
Design strength
Stress strain relationship for steel
Stress strain relationship for concrete
Other important material properties
Testing of reinforced concrete materials and structures
Characteristic loads
Actions varying with time
Actions with spatial variation
Design envelopes
Other actions
General philosophy for analysis of the structure
Behaviour under Accidental Effects
Frame imperfections
Frame Classification
Frame Analysis
Column Loads
Mechanisms causing loss of durability
Serviceability limit states
Behaviour of beams in flexure
Singly Reinforced Sections
Doubly Reinforced Sections
Flanged Beams
High Strength concrete
Design Notes
Effective spans
Shear resistance of reinforced concrete
Members not requiring shear reinforcement
Members requiring shear reinforcement
Shear resistance of solid slabs
Shear resistance of prestressed concrete members
Torsional resistance of reinforced and prestressed concrete members
Bar splices
Curtailment of reinforcing bars
Member connection
General description
Theory for short columns
Theory for slender columns
Types of force acting on a column
Columns subject to axial load and bending
Columns subject to axial load and biaxial bending
Types of Slabs
Design Philosophies
Plastic methods of analysis
Johansen Yield line Method
Hillerborg Strip Method
Slab Design and Detailing
Beam and Slab Assemblies
Flat slabs
Waffle slabs
Types of Foundation
Basis of Design
Bearing pressures under foundations
Calculation of internal stress resultants in pad foundations
Pile Caps
Retaining Walls
Bending resistance of prestressed concrete members at ultimate limit state
Bending resistance of prestressed concrete members at serviceability limit state
Loss of prestress
Anchorage of tendons
Bar area tables
Table 3.1 (EN 1992-1-1)
Design graph for a doubly reinforced concrete beam
Design graph for a presteressed concrete beam
Design graph for a rectangular column
Derivation of design graphs

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General