Reinforced Concrete A Fundamental Approach

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-05-21
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Now reflecting the new 2008 ACI 318-08 Code and the new International Building Code (IBC-2006), this cutting-edge text has been extensively revised to present state-of-the-art developments in reinforced concrete.The text analyzes the design of reinforced concrete members through a unique and practical step-by-step trial and adjustment procedure. It is supplemented with flowcharts that guide readers logically through key features and underlying theory. Hundreds of photos of tests to failure of concrete elements help readers visualize this behavior.Ideal for practicing engineers who need to contend with the new revisions of the ACI, IBC, and AASHTO Codes.

Author Biography

Dr. Edward G. Nawy is a distinguished professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He has been active in the ACI and PCI since 1959 and is internationally recognized for his extensive research work in the fields of reinforced and prestressed concrete, particularly in the areas of crack and deflection control. Dr. Nawy has published more than 175 papers in numerous technical journals worldwide. He is also the author of several books, including Prestressed Concrete: A Fundamental Approach, Fifth Edition (2006), published by Prentice Hall; Fundamentals of High Performance Concrete , Second Edition (2001), published by John Wiley and Sons; and Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook, Second Edition (2008), published by Taylor and Francis/CRC Press. He has been the recipient of several major awards, including the Henry L. Kennedy Award of the ACI, the ACI Concrete Research Council Award, the ACI Design Practice Award, honorary membership of the ACI, honorary professorship with the Nanjing Institute of Technology, and the emeritus honorary membership of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Concrete. Dr. Nawy is a licensed Professional Engineer in the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, and Florida, Evaluator for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Chartered Civil Engineer overseas, and has been a consultant in forensic engineering throughout the United States.


Table of Contents

Historical Development of Structural Concrete
Basic Hypothesis of Reinforced Concrete
Analysis versus Design of Sections
Concrete-Producing Materials
Portland Cement
Water and Air
Selected References
Proportioning Theory-Normal Strength Concrete
High-Strength High-Performance Concrete Mixtures Design
PCA Method of Mixture Design
Estimating Compressive Strength of a Trial Mixture Using the Specified Compressive Strength
Mixture Designs for Nuclear-Shielding Concrete
Quality Tests on Concrete
Placing and Curing of Concrete
Properties of Hardened Concrete
High-Strength Concrete
Selected References
Problems for Solution
Reinforced Concrete
Types and Properties of Steel Reinforcement
Bar Spacing and Concrete Cover for Steel Reinforcement
Concrete Structural Systems
Reliability and Structural Safety of Concrete Components
ACI Load Factors and Safety Margins
Design Strength versus Nominal Strength: Strength Reduction Factor
Quality Control and Quality Assurance
Selected References
Flexure in Beams
The Equivalent Rectangular Block
Strain Limits Method for Analysis and Design
Analysis of Singly Reinforced Rectangular Beams for Flexure
Trial-and-Adjustment Procedures for the Design of Singly Reinforced Beams
One-Way Slabs
Doubly Reinforced Sections
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