Design of Concrete Structures

Hardcover | January 8, 2015

byDavid Darwin, Charles Dolan, Arthur Nilson

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The fifteenth edition of the classic text, Design of Concrete Structures, is completely revised using the newly released 2014 American Concrete Institute (ACI) Building Code. This new edition has the same dual objectives as the previous editions: first to establish a firm understanding of the behavior of structural concrete, then to develop proficiency in the methods used in current design practice.

NOTABLE NEW FEATURES INCLUDE:
  • Every chapter has been updated to account for the reorganization of the 2014 American Concrete institute Building Code.
  • A new chapter on anchoring to concrete is included.
  • A chapter on walls has been added, doubling the coverage and adding design examples.
  • Diaphragms are included for the first time.
  • The process of developing building design and the connection between the chapters in the text and the ACI Code is added.
  • Coverage of seismic design is updated.
  • Also included is the modified compression field theory method of shear design presented in the 2012 edition of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials LRFD Bridge Design Specifications.
  • Chapters on yield line and strip methods for slabs are moved to the text website.
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    The fifteenth edition of the classic text, Design of Concrete Structures, is completely revised using the newly released 2014 American Concrete Institute (ACI) Building Code. This new edition has the same dual objectives as the previous editions: first to establish a firm understanding of the behavior of structural concrete, then to de...

    Format:HardcoverDimensions:12 × 8.5 × 0.01 inPublished:January 8, 2015Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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    ISBN - 10:0073397946

    ISBN - 13:9780073397948

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    Table of Contents

    1) Introduction

    2) Materials

    3) Design of Concrete Structures and Fundamental Assumptions

    4) Flexural Analysis and Design of Beams

    5) Shear and Diagonal Tension in Beams

    6) Bond, Anchorage, and Development Length

    7) Serviceability

    8) Analysis and Design for Torsion

    10) Slender Columns

    11) Analysis of Indeterminate Beams and Frames

    12) Analysis and Design of One-Way Slabs

    13) Analysis and Design of Two-Way Slabs

    14) Walls

    15) Footings and Foundations

    16) Retaining Walls

    18) Design of Reinforcement at Joints

    19) Concrete Building Systems

    20) Seismic Design

    21) Anchoring to Concrete

    22) Prestressed Concrete

    23) Yield Line Analysis for Slabs - Online Chapter

    24) Strip Method for Slabs - Online Chapter

    Appendix A - Design Aids

    Appendix B - SI Conversion Factors: Inch-Pound Units to SI Units

    Author Index

    Subject Index