R. I. Gilbert
Publisher: CRC Press (September 13, 1990)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 8.3 MB
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The layout of constructions generally, and prestressed concrete constructions specifically, calls for significantly additional information than is contained in development codes. a valid figuring out structural behaviour in any respect phases of loading is key. the purpose of this booklet is to provide a close description and rationalization of the behaviour of prestressed concrete contributors and constructions either at provider lots and at final a lot and, in doing so, supply a complete advisor to layout. The layout standards and systems contained in numerous significant construction codes, together with ACI 318-83, BS 8110:1985, and AS 3600-1988, also are provided. each one point of the research and layout of fully-prestressed and partially-prestressed concrete individuals is approached from first ideas and illustrated via labored examples. The textual content is written for senior undergraduate and post-graduate scholars of civil and structural engineering and in addition for practicing structural engineers.