2nd Edition

Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Design to EC2
The Complete Process, Second Edition

ISBN 9780415571951
Published February 16, 2012 by CRC Press
536 Pages

USD $74.95

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Book Description

Concrete is an integral part of twenty-first century structural engineering, and an understanding of how to analyze and design concrete structures is a vital part of training as a structural engineer. With Eurocode legislation increasingly replacing British Standards, it’s also important to know how this affects the way you can work with concrete.

Newly revised to Eurocode 2, this second edition retains the original’s emphasis on qualitative understanding of the overall behaviour of concrete structures. Now expanded, with a new chapter dedicated to case studies, worked examples, and exercise examples, it is an even more comprehensive guide to conceptual design, analysis, and detailed design of concrete structures.

The book provides civil and structural engineering students with complete coverage of the analysis and design of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures. Great emphasis is placed on developing a qualitative understanding of the overall behaviour of structures.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Structural Loading and Qualitative Design
Fundamentals of Qualitative Design
Basic Layout of Concrete
Loads and Load Effects

Part 2: Preliminary Analysis and Design
Fundamentals of Structural Analysis
Applications of Structural Analysis to Concrete Structures
Preliminary Sizing of Members
Case Studies

Part 3: Detailed Member Design
Design of Reinforced Concrete Members for Bending
Design of Prestressed Concrete Members for Bending
Combined Axial Force and Bending of Reinforced Concrete Members
Design for Shear and Torsion


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Eugene OBrien is Professor of Civil Engineering at University College Dublin.

Andrew Dixon is the Director of Downes Associates Consulting Civil & Structural Engineers.

Emma Sheils is a Research Fellow at University College Dublin.