Durability Design of Concrete Structures: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Durability Design of Concrete Structures

1st Edition

Edited by A. Sarja, E. Vesikari

CRC Press

160 pages

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Hardback: 9780419214106
pub: 1996-05-16
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Description

Concrete structures can be designed for durability by applying the principles and procedures of reliability theory combined with traditional structural design. This book is the first systematic attempt to introduce into structural design a general theory of structural reliability and existing calculation models for common degradation processes. It covers both the theoretical background and practical design for service life and includes worked examples which highlight the application of the design procedure and methods.

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Definitions and explanation of durability concepts. Methods of durability design. Examples of durability design by stochastic methods. Determination of lifetime safety factors. Structural durability design. Durability models. Durability for some degradation processes. Summary and conclusions. References. Appendix. Index.

About the Editors

A. Sarja and E Vesikari

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC009000
ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General