By Arthur Nilson, David Darwin, Charles Dolan
The 14th variation of the vintage textual content, layout of Concrete Structures, is totally revised utilizing the newly published 2008 ACI (American Concrete Institute) Code. This new version has an identical twin targets because the past variations; first to set up a company realizing of the habit of structural concrete, then to increase skillability within the equipment utilized in present layout perform.
Design of Concrete Structures covers the habit and layout elements of concrete and offers up to date examples and homework difficulties. New fabric on narrow columns, seismic layout, anchorage utilizing headed deformed bars, and reinforcing slabs for shear utilizing headed studs has been extra. The notation has been thouroughly up-to-date to check adjustments within the ACI Code.
The textual content additionally offers the elemental mechanics of structural concrete and techniques for the layout of person contributors for bending, shear, torsion, and axial strength, and gives element within the numerous varieties of structural platforms functions, together with an in depth presentation of slabs, footings, foundations, and maintaining walls.
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