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Prestressed Concrete



ISBN 9780849317200
Published January 29, 2003 by Narosa
504 Pages

 
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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Materials
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
Index

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