Book Name: Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete by Y. Loo and S. Chowdhury
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Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete by Y. Loo and S. Chowdhury


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First printed in print format 2010
ISBN-13 978-0-511-90943-6 eBook   (NetLibrary)
ISBN-13 978-0-521-14147-5   Paperback

Evaluation and design with emphasis on the applying of AS 3600-2009

Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete is probably the most complete, up-to-the-minute textual content for college kids and instructors in civil and structural engineering, and for practising engineers requiring a full grasp of the most recent Australian Concrete Buildings Normal, AS 3600-2009.

Matters are offered intimately, masking the theoretical and sensible elements of study and design, with an emphasis on the applying of AS 3600-2009.

The primary main nationwide code to embrace using high-strength concrete of as much as 100 MPa, the most recent Normal additionally consists of main technological upgrades, new evaluation and design formulation, and new and extra elaborate processes.

This textual content addresses all such advances, and options chapters on bending, shear, torsion, bond, deflection and cracking, beams, slabs, columns, partitions, footings, pile caps and retaining partitions, in addition to prestressed beams and finish blocks plus an exposition on strut-and-tie modelling.

With an abundance of utilized examples, Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete is an important useful resource for each college students and engineers of their persevering with studying and skilled training.


Most important Contents of Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete PDF E-book

Half 1. Reinforced concrete

  • Introduction
  • Design properties of supplies
  • Final energy evaluation and design for bending
  • Deflection of beams and crack management
  • Final energy design for shear
  • Final energy design for torsion
  • Bond and stress improvement
  • Slabs
  • Columns
  • Partitions
  • Footings, pile caps and retaining partitions

Half 2. Prestressed concrete

  • Introduction to prestressed concrete
  • Crucial stress state evaluation of beams
  • Crucial stress state design of beams
  • Final energy evaluation of beams
  • Finish blocks for prestressing anchorages

Preface to Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete PDF E-book

A lot of the contents of this ebook have been initially developed within the late 1980s on the College of Wollongong, New South Wales.

The contents have been focused in direction of third-year programs in bolstered and prestressed concrete buildings. The ebook was believed helpful for each college students studying the themes and practising engineers wishing to use with confidence the then newly printed Australian Normal AS 3600-1988.


In 1995 and following the publication of AS 3600-1994, the contents have been up to date at Griffith College (Gold Coast Campus) and used as the training and instructing materials for the third-year course ‘Concrete buildings’ (which additionally covers prestressed concrete).

In 2002, additional revisions have been made to incorporate the technical advances of AS 3600-2001. A number of the ebook’s extra superior subjects have been used for a part of the Griffith College postgraduate course ‘Superior bolstered concrete’.

In anticipation of the publication of the present model of AS 3600, which was scheduled for 2007, a significant rewrite started early that 12 months to broaden on the contents and current them in two components.

The trouble continued into 2009 which produced in Half I Reinforced concrete, inter alia, the brand new chapters on partitions, in addition to on footings, pile caps and retaining partitions, plus an appendix on strut-and-tie modelling.

As well as, a brand new Half II has been written, which covers 5 new chapters on prestressed concrete. Your complete manuscript was then totally reviewed and revised as acceptable following the publication of AS 3600-2009 in late December 2009.

According to the unique goals, the ebook accommodates in depth elementary supplies for studying and instructing functions.

It is usually helpful for practising engineers, particularly these wishing to have a full grasp of the brand new AS 3600-2009. That is essential, because the 2009 contents have been up to date and expanded considerably, and for the primary time, provisions for concrete compressive energy as much as 100 MPa are included.

The rise in concrete energy has resulted in main modifications to lots of the evaluation and design equations. Half I accommodates 11 chapters.

An introduction to the design necessities and load combos is given in Chapter 1, and the properties of and specs for concrete and reinforcing metal are mentioned in Chapter 2.


Chapter 3 presents, intimately, the bending evaluation and design of rectangular beams, T-beams and different flanged sections. Some important consideration is given to doubly bolstered members.

Deflection and crack management are thought-about in Chapter 4, which additionally incorporates a part on the results of repeated loading.

Additionally offered is a unified crack-width formulation for bolstered and prestressed beams. Chapter 5 particulars transverse and longitudinal shear design, and Chapter 6 presents the design process for torsion.

Bond and stress improvement are handled in Chapter 7, and Chapter 8 covers a lot of the sensible elements of slab evaluation and design.

It additionally features a separate part describing a design train that options the whole (multiple-load case) evaluation of a three-storey flat-plate construction, in addition to the detailed design of typical ground panels.

Chapter 9 offers with the evaluation and design of columns, together with the remedy of arbitrary cross-sections utilizing numerical and semi-graphical strategies.

The brand new Chapter 10 examines using related energy design formulation for partitions subjected to vertical axial hundreds, in addition to beneath mixed axial and horizontal in-plane shear forces.

That is adopted by the brand new Chapter 11, with an in depth and in-depth protection of the design of wall and column footings, pile caps and retaining partitions.

Half II accommodates 5 chapters. Prestressed concrete fundamentals, together with pre and post-tensioning processes, are launched in Chapter 12.

Chapters 13 and 14 cowl the crucial stress state method to the evaluation and design of totally prestressed concrete flexural members, which ensures a crack-free and overstress-free service life for the members.

The final word energy evaluation and design of totally and partially prestressed beams are handled in Chapter 15. The ultimate chapter (Chapter 16) presents the design of finish blocks for prestressing anchorages.


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