The latest edition of this well-known book makes available to structural design engineers a wealth of practical advice on effective design of concrete structures. It covers the complete range of concrete elements and includes numerous data sheets, charts and examples to help the designer. It is fully updated in line with the relevant British Standards and Codes of Practice.
Table of Contents
Preface. Introduction to fourth edition. Notation. Part 1: Design of reinforced concrete buildings. 1. Introduction to limit-state theory. 2. Loads. 3. Bending moments on structural members. 4. Material strengths and design stresses. 5. Members subjected to bending only. 6. Shearing and torsional forces. 7. Bond and anchorage. 8. Serviceability limit-states. 9. Beam and slab construction: one-way slabs. 10. Beam and slab construction: two-way slabs. 11. Flat slabs. 12. Other designs of floor. 13. Columns subjected to axial loads only. 14. Columns subjected to bending. 15. Walls. 16. Stairs. 17. Foundations. 18. Robustness and structural stability. 19. Fire resistance. Part 2: Design of a typical building. Data sheets. Metric/imperial conversion factors. Index.
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