Design of Reinforced Concrete

ISBN-10: 0470279273

ISBN-13: 9780470279274

Edition: 8th 2009

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With its accessible approach and streamlined coverage of theory, engineers will quickly learn how to apply the concepts in the eighth edition. The contents have been updated to conform to the 2008 building code of the American Concrete Institute (ACI 318-08). New spreadsheets are included that arm the reader with tools to analyze and design reinforced concrete elements and quickly compare alternative solutions. A new chapter on seismic design explores the issues related to the design of reinforced concrete structures to resist earthquakes. The new materials section also provides engineers with details and examples on how to design shear walls for combined axial load and bending moment.
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List price: $248.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/31/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 720
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

Concrete and Reinforced Concrete
Advantages of Reinforced Concrete as a Structural Material
Disadvantages of Reinforced Concrete as a Structural Material
Historical Background
Comparison of Reinforced Concrete and Structural Steel for Buildings and Bridges
Compatibility of Concrete and Steel
Design Codes
SI Units and Shaded Areas
Types of Portland Cement
Properties of Reinforced Concrete
High-Strength Concretes
Fiber-Reinforced Concretes
Concrete Durability
Reinforcing Steel
Grades of Reinforcing Steel
Bar Sizes and Material Strengths
Corrosive Environments
Identifying Marks on Reinforcing Bars
Introduction to Loads
Dead Loads
Live Loads
Environmental Loads
Selection of Design Loads
Calculation Accuracy
Impact of Computers on Reinforced Concrete Design
Flexural Analysis of Beams
Cracking Moment
Elastic Stresses-Concrete Cracked
Ultimate or Nominal Flexural Moments
Example Problem Using SI Units
Computer Spreadsheets
Strength Analysis of Beams According to ACI Code
Design Methods
Advantages of Strength Design
Structural Safety
Derivation of Beam Expressions
Strains in Flexural Members
Balanced Sections, Tension-Controlled Sections, and Compression-Controlled or Brittle Sections
Strength Reduction or f Factors
Minimum Percentage of Steel
Balanced Steel Percentage
Example Problems
Computer Example
Design of Rectangular Beams and One-Way Slabs
Load Factors
Design of Rectangular Beams
Beam Design Examples
Miscellaneous Beam Considerations
Determining Steel Area When Beam Dimensions Are Predetermined
Bundled Bars
One-Way Slabs
Cantilever Beams and Continuous Beams
SI Example
Computer Example
Analysis and Design of T Beams and Doubly Reinforced Beams
T Beams
Analysis of T Beams
Another Method for Analyzing T Beams
Design of T Beams
Design of T Beams for Negative Moments
L-Shaped Beams
Compression Steel
Design of Doubly Reinforced Beams
SI Examples
Computer Examples
Importance of Deflections
Control of Deflections
Calculation of Deflections
Effective Moments of Inertia
Long-Term Deflections
Simple-Beam Deflections
Continuous-Beam Deflections
Types of Cracks
Control of Flexural Cracks
ACI Code Provisions Concerning Cracks
Miscellaneous Cracks
SI Example
Computer Examples
Bond, Development Lengths, and Splices
Cutting Off or Bending Bars
Bond Stresses
Development Lengths for Tension Reinforcing
Development Lengths for Bundled Bars
Development Lengths for Welded Wire Fabric in Tension
Development Lengths for Compression Bars
Critical Sections for Development Length
Effect of Combined Shear and Moment on Development Lengths
Effect of Shape of Moment Diagram on Development Lengths
Cutting Off or Bending Bars (Continued)
Bar Splices in Flexural Members
Tension Splices
Compression Splices
Headed and Mechanically tAnchored Bars
SI Example
Computer Example
Shear and Diagonal Tension
Shear Stresses in Concrete Beams
Lightweight Concrete
Shear Strength of Concrete
Shear Cracking of Reinforced Concrete Beams
Web Reinforcement
Behavior of Beams with Web Reinforcement
Design for Shear
ACI Code Requirements
Example Shear Design Problems
Economical Spacing of Stirrups
Shear Friction and Corbels
Shear Strength of Members Subjected to Axial Forces
Shear Design Provisions for Deep Beams
Introductory Comments on Torsion
SI Example
Computer Example
Introduction to Columns
Types of Columns
Axial Load Capacity of Columns
Failure of Tied and Spiral Columns
Code Requirements for Cast-in-Place Columns
Safety Provisions for Columns
Design Formulas
Comments on Economical Column Design
Design of Axially Loaded Columns
SI Example
Computer Example
Design of Short Columns Subject to Axial Load and Bending
Axial Load and Bending
The Plastic Centroid
Development of Interaction Diagrams
Use of Interaction Diagrams
Code Modifications of Column Interaction Diagrams
Design and Analysis of Eccentrically Loaded Columns Using Interaction Diagrams
Shear in Columns
Biaxial Bending
Design of Biaxially Loaded Columns
Discussion of Capacity Reduction Factor, f
Computer Example
Slender Columns
Nonsway and Sway Frames
Slenderness Effects
Determining k Factors with Alignment Charts
Determining k Factors with Equations
First-Order Analyses Using Special Member Properties
Slender Columns in Nonsway or Sway Frames
ACI Code Treatment of Slenderness Effects
Magnification of Column Moments in Nonsway Frames
Magnification of Column Moments in Sway Frames
Analysis of Sway Frames
Computer Examples
Types of Footings
Actual Soil Pressures
Allowable Soil Pressures
Design of Wall Footings
Design of Square Isolated Footings
Footings Supporting Round or Regular Polygon-Shaped Footings
Load Transfer from Columns to Footings
Rectangular Isolated Footings
Combined Footings
Footing Design for Equal Settlements
Footings Subjected to Lateral Moments
Transfer of Horizontal Forces
Plain Concrete Footings
SI Example
Computer Examples
Retaining Walls
Types of Retaining Walls
Failures of Retaining Walls
Lateral Pressures on Retaining Walls
Footing Soil Pressures
Design of Semigravity Retaining Walls
Effect of Surcharge
Estimating the Sizes of Cantilever Retaining Walls
Design Procedure for Cantilever Retaining Walls
Cracks and Wall Joints
Continuous Reinforced Concrete Structures
General Discussion of Analysis Methods
Qualitative Influence Lines
Limit Design
Limit Design under the ACI Code
Preliminary Design of Members
Approximate Analysis of Continuous Frames for Vertical Loads
Approximate Analysis of Continuous Frames for Lateral Loads
Computer Analysis of Building Frames
Lateral Bracing for Buildings
Development Length Requirements for Continuous Members
Torsional Reinforcing
The Torsional Moments That Have to Be Considered in Design
Torsional Stresses
When Torsional Reinforcing is Required by the ACI
Torsional Moment Strength
Design of Torsional Reinforcing
Additional ACI Requirements
Example Problems Using U.S Customary Units
SI Equations and Example Problem
Computer Example
Two-Way Slabs, Direct Design Method
Analysis of Two-Way Slabs
Design of Two-Way Slabs By the ACI Code
Column and Middle Strips
Shear Resistance of Slabs
Depth Limitations and Stiffness Requirements
Limitations of Direct Design Method
Distribution of Moments in Slabs
Design of An Interior Flat Plate
Placing of Live Loads
Analysis of Two-Way Slabs with Beams
Transfer of Moments and Shears Between Slabs and Columns
Openings in Slab Systems
Computer Examples 521 Problems
Two-Way Slabs, Equivalent Frame Method
Moment Distribution for Nonprismatic Members
Introduction to the Equivalent Frame Method
Properties of Slab Beams
Properties of Columns
Example Problem
Computer Analysis
Non-Load-Bearing Walls
Load-Bearing Concrete Walls-Empirical Design Method
Load-Bearing Concrete Walls-Rational Design
Shear Walls
ACI Provisions for Shear Walls
Economy in Wall Construction
Computer Examples
Prestressed Concrete
Advantages and Disadvantages of Prestressed Concrete
Pretensioning and Posttensioning
Materials Used for Prestressed Concrete
Stress Calculations
Shapes of Prestressed Sections
Prestess Losses
Ultimate Strength of Prestressed Sections
Shear in Prestressed Sections
Design of Shear Reinforcement
Additional Topics
Computer Examples
Responsibility for Formwork Design
Materials Used for Formwork
Furnishing of Formwork
Economy in Formwork
Form Maintenance
Forces Applied to Concrete Forms
Analysis of Formwork for Floor and Roof Slabs
Design of Formwork for Floor and Roof Slabs
Design of Shoring
Bearing Stresses
Design of Formwork for Walls
Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Structure
Maximum Considered Earthquake
Soil Site Class
Occupancy and Importance Factors
Seismic Design Categories
Seismic Design Loads
Detailing Requirements for Different Classes Of Reinforce Concrete Moment Frames
Tables and Graphs: U.S. Customary Units
Tables in SI Units
The Strut-and-Tie Method of Design
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