1st Edition

Prestressed Concrete Designer's Handbook

By P.W. Abeles, B K Bardhan-Roy Copyright 1981
    588 Pages
    by CRC Press

    588 Pages
    by CRC Press

    The third edition of this authoritative handbook provides the structural designer with comprehensive guidance on prestressed concrete and its effective use, covering materials, behaviour, analysis and design of prestressed elements. It includes numerous examples, design charts and details of post-tensioning systems.

    Behavior of prestressed concrete beams
    Types of prestressing steel
    Criteria for analysis and design
    Losses of prestressing force
    Analysis of stresses
    Flexural design of prestressed members
    Examples of flexural design
    End blocks. Composite members
    Deflection. Other design considerations
    Statically-indeterminate structures
    Applications of prestressing
    Design for fire resistance
    Appendix: design philosophy
    Design data and charts


    P. W. Abeles DSc, CEng, FIStructE, FAm Soc CE, MConsE

    B. K. Bardham-Roy BE, CEng, FICE, FIStructE, MConsE