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Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete

Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete

3rd Edition

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  • Date Published: July 2018
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108405645

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  • The third edition of Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete continues to be the most comprehensive text for engineering students, instructors and practising engineers. Theoretical and practical aspects of analysis and design are presented in a clear, easy-to-follow manner and are complemented by numerous illustrative and design examples to aid students' comprehension of complex concepts. This edition has been fully updated to reflect recent amendments and addenda to the Australian Standard for Concrete Structures AS3600–2009 and allied standards. Two new chapters, covering T-beams, irregular-shaped sections and continuous beams, and strut-and-tie modelling have been added as discrete modules to enhance the progression of topics. Additional information is provided on fire resistance, detailing and covering, long-term deflection and design for torsion. An expanded collection of end-of-chapter tutorial problems consolidate student learning and develop problem-solving skills. Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete remains an indispensable resource for students and engineers continuing their professional development.

    • Presents a comprehensive yet accessible treatment of reinforced and prestressed concrete for undergraduate students
    • Includes numerous worked examples supplemented by exercise problems
    • This third edition is updated to include the current AS3600 Australian Standards
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    • Edition: 3rd Edition
    • Date Published: July 2018
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108405645
    • length: 536 pages
    • dimensions: 255 x 191 x 28 mm
    • weight: 1.08kg
    • contains: 339 b/w illus. 33 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Reinforced Concrete:
    1. Introduction
    2. Design properties of materials
    3. Analysis and design of rectangular beams for bending
    4. T-beams and irregular-shaped sections
    5. Deflection of beams and crack control
    6. Ultimate strength design for shear
    7. Ultimate strength design for torsion
    8. Bond and stress development
    9. Slabs
    10. Columns
    11. Walls
    12. Footings, pile caps and retaining walls
    13. Strut-and-tie modelling of concrete structures
    Part II. Prestressed Concrete:
    14. Introduction to prestressed concrete
    15. Critical stress stat analysis of beams
    16. Critical stress state design of beams
    17. Ultimate strength analysis of beams
    18. End blocks for prestressing anchorages
    Appendices.

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    Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete

    Yew-Chaye Loo, Sanaul Huq Chowdhury

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    Yew-Chaye Loo, Griffith University, Queensland
    Yew-Chaye Loo is the Foundation Professor of Civil Engineering at Griffith University in Queensland. A former Dean of Engineering and Information Technology and Internationalisation Director for Griffith Sciences Group, he is now a Professor Emeritus at the University. In 2013, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 'for significant service to civil and structural engineering'.

    Sanaul Huq Chowdhury, Griffith University, Queensland
    Sanaul Huq Chowdhury is a senior lecturer in Structural Engineering and Mechanics at Griffith School of Engineering, Griffith University, Queensland. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer and member of both the Civil and Structural Colleges of Engineers Australia. Other professional affiliations include memberships of the Concrete Institute of Australia, Australian Composite Structures Society and the American Concrete Institute.

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