1st Edition

Prestressed Concrete

Edited By N. Rajagoplan Copyright 2003
    504 Pages
    by Narosa

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    Simple design, low life cycle costs, and fast, easy construction are just a few of the reasons that make prestressed concrete attractive for use in bridges, water and wastewater storage tanks, ocean dock construction, flooring, and more. Prestressed Concrete covers the fundamentals of prestressing, systems of prestressing, losses, the ultimate strength of sections in flexure, shear and torsion, anchorage zone stresses, limit state concepts and holistic design of prestressed concrete elements. The book also provides information on design of determinate structures and indeterminate structures (beams and frames) inclusive of cable profiling. It discusses special structures like pipes, water tanks, etc. and the behavior of composite structures such as precast prestressed concrete beams cast- in-situ R.C. slab, along with its design provisions. Prestressed Concrete is a valuable guide for practicing engineers, students, and researchers.

    Prestressing Systems and Devices. Analysis for Flexure (Prestressed Concrete Elements)
    Losses in Prestress
    Ultimate Strength in Flexure
    Philosophy of Design
    Design of Flexure
    Shear and Torsional Behavior
    Transmission and Anchorage Zone (Analysis and Design)
    Composite Construction
    Statically Indeterminate Structures
    Cylindrical Structures in Prestressed Concrete - Pipes and Tanks
    Partial Prestressing (Prinicples, Analysis, and Design Concepts)
    Other Structures