This highly successful book describes the background to the design principles, methods and procedures required in the design process for reinforced concrete structures. The easy to follow style makes it an ideal reference for students and professionals alike.
'…a valuable addition to the library of students, graduates and engineers alike…' - The Structural Engineer
'…an invaluable reference source for the design of reinforced concrete structures…' - Concrete Forum
1. Preface. 2. Notation. 3. Limit state principles. 4. Robustness. 5. Analysis of structures. 6. Cover. Strength of sections - ultimate limit state. 7. Serviceability limit state of deflection. 8. Serviceability limit state of cracking. 9. Bond and anchorage. 10. Shear. 11. Corbels, bearings and nibs. 12. Columns. 13. Solid slabs. 14. Ribbed slabs (solid or hollow blocks or voids). 15. Flat slab construction. 16. Staircases. 17. Bases. 18. Torsion. Appendices. Index.