A concise and practical introduction to the new European Code of Practice for Design of Concrete Structures, EC2.
This book guides the reader through the background to the Eurocodes and explains the main differences between them and the equivalent Standard Codes of Practice. An Introduction to Eurocode 2 will be invaluable for engineers who need to learn about the new code and how it can be used effectively in design.
Preface. Notation. Introduction. Design for durability. Load arrangements and analysis. Section analysis 1: Slabs and beams. Section analysis 2: Beam-column joints. Section analysis 3: Columns and walls. Earthquake engineering. Design example. Appendices: Tables of reinforcement areas; Guidelines for preliminary design; Ratio of design bending moments (EC2/BS8110); Yield line analysis - design formulae; The strip method with numerical application; Column design charts; Beam design charts; Typical details for a frame designed for seismic actions. Index.