Reinforced Concrete Slabs

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John Wiley & Sons, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 716 pages
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Comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of reinforced concreteslabs-from leading authorities in the field.

Offering an essential background for a thorough understanding ofbuilding code requirements and design procedures for slabs,Reinforced Concrete Slabs, Second Edition provides a full treatmentof today's approaches to reinforced concrete slab analysis anddesign.

Now brought up to date with a wealth of new material on computeroptimization, the equivalent frame method, lateral load analysis,and other current topics, the new edition of this classic textbegins with a general discussion of slab analysis and design,followed by an exploration of key methods (equivalent frame, directdesign, and strip methods) and theories (elastic, lower bound, andyield line theories). Later chapters discuss other importantissues, including shear strength, serviceability, membrane action,and fire resistance.

Comprehensive and accessible, Reinforced Concrete Slabs, SecondEdition appeals to a broad range of readers-from senior andgraduate students in civil and architectural engineering topracticing structural engineers, architects, contractors,construction engineers, and consultants.
 

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Contents

Basis of Elastic Theory Analysis
21
Axes
36
Results of Elastic Theory Analysis
60
Background of 1971 and 1995 ACI Building Code
144
General Lower Bound Limit Analysis and Design
205
Design by the Strip Method and Other Equilibrium Methods
232
Basis of Yield Line Theory
303
Manchester
430
Design by Yield Line Theory
449
Serviceability of Slabs
515
Shear Strength of Slabs
551
Prestressed Concrete Slabs
621
Membrane Action in Slabs
636
Fire Resistance of Reinforced Concrete Slabs
695
Index
711
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ROBERT PARK, PhD, is former Deputy Vice Chancellor and Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.

WILLIAM L. GAMBLE, PhD, is Professor of Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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