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Xiaoshan Lin, Yixia (Sarah) Zhang, Prabin Pathak ... 256 pages - Publisher: Woodhead Publishing; (October, 2019) ... Language: English - AmazonSIN: B07ZR92Z6Z.

Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Composite and Reinforced Concrete Beams presents advanced methods and techniques for the analysis of composite and FRP reinforced concrete beams. The title introduces detailed numerical modeling methods and the modeling of the structural behavior of composite beams, including critical interfacial bond-slip behavior. It covers a new family of composite beam elements developed by the authors. Other sections cover nonlinear finite element analysis procedures and the numerical modeling techniques used in commercial finite element software that will be of particular interest to engineers and researchers executing numerical simulations.

The Contents: Gives advanced methods and techniques for the analysis of composite and fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) and reinforced concrete beams + Presents new composite beam elements developed by the authors + Introduces numerical techniques for the development of effective finite element models using commercial software + Discusses the critical issues encountered in structural analysis + Maintains a clear focus on advanced numerical modeling.

T. S. Nagaraj ...708 pages -Publisher: Elsevier Science; (January, 1993) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0444889116 - ISBN-13: 978-0444889119.

Soils, rocks and concrete are the principal materials a civil engineer encounters in practice. This book deals with the material analogies, their implications in property characterization, giving attention to similar as well as dissimilar methods in respect of each of these three materials. It provides an integrated, systematic approach for realistic assessment of engineering properties of soils, rocks and concrete. Geotechnical engineers, civil engineers and materials scientists will be interested in this volume.

Ram S. Gupta ... 617 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 3rd edition (June, 2019) ... Language: English - ASIN: B07TBD778R by Amazon.

Timber, steel, and concrete are common engineering materials used in structural design. Material choice depends upon the type of structure, availability of material, and the preference of the designer. The design practices the code requirements of each material are very different. In this updated edition, the elemental designs of individual components of each material are presented, together with theory of structures essential for the design. Numerous examples of complete structural designs have been included. A comprehensive database comprising materials properties, section properties, specifications, and design aids, has been included to make this essential reading.

Luis Emilio Rendon Diaz Miron, D.A. Koleva ... 162 pages - Publisher: Springer; (April, 2017) ... Language: English - ASIN: B07191VJW7 by Amazon.

This book describes the newest developments in the creation of concrete using smart additives and supplementary cementitious materials as well as methods, technology and novel admixtures to monitor, evaluate and control steel corrosion in reinforced concrete. Industry experts and research specialists explain the structural, physical, and chemical properties of various types of concrete and its applications. They detail the characteristics preferred for manufacturing specific types of concrete. The book chapters also focus on the electrochemical state of the steel reinforcement in view of steel corrosion and corrosion control. 

The book encompasses main aspects as follows: Characterizes supplementary cementitious materials used for making concrete; Details the properties of concrete and the components, essential for concrete manufacturing including Portland cement, calcium sulfate, fly ash, and cupola slag; Explains the necessary treatments for the preparation of concrete during the manufacturing process. Describes the major durability-related challenge for reinforced concrete structures i.e. chloride-induced steel corrosion, in view of sensors and sensor technology for early corrosion detection. Defines stray-current induced corrosion and the consequences for both steel and concrete bulk matrix. Illustrates the potential of hybrid nano-materials to affect both steel and concrete, targeting corrosion control and superior performance of reinforced concrete structures. Targets dissemination of fundamentally substantiated mechanisms and verification of innovative applications, in view of bringing confidence for industrial utilization of novel solutions or practices in civil engineering.

Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price, Esra Hasanbas Persellin ... 362 pages - Publisher: Routledge; (May, 2016) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1138829978 - ISBN-13: 978-1138829978.

Concrete Design covers concrete design fundamentals for architects and engineers, such as tension, flexural, shear, and compression elements, anchorage, lateral design, and footings. As part of the Architect’s Guidebooks to Structures Series it provides a comprehensive overview using both imperial and metric units of measurement. Written by experienced professional structural engineers Concrete Design is beautifully illustrated, with more than 170 black and white images, contains clear examples that show all design steps, and provides rules of thumb and simple tables for initial sizing. A refreshing change in textbooks for architectural materials courses, it is an indispensable reference for practicing architects and students alike. As a compact summary of key ideas it is ideal for anyone needing a quick guide to concrete design.

Kefei Li ... 288 pages - Publisher: Wiley; (November, 2016) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1118910095 - ISBN-13: 978-1118910092. 

Comprehensive coverage of durability of concrete at both material and structural levels, with design related issues: Links two active fields in materials science and structural engineering: the durability processes of concrete materials and design methods of concrete structures * Facilitates communication between the two communities, helping to implement life-cycle concepts into future design methods of concrete structures * Presents state-of-the-art information on the deterioration mechanism and performance evolution of structural concrete under environmental actions and the design methods for durability of concrete structures * Provides efficient support and practical tools for life-cycle oriented structural design which has been widely recognized as a new generation of design philosophy for engineering structures * The author has long experience working with the topic and the materials presented have been part of the author's current teaching course of * Durability and Assessment of Engineering Structures for graduate students at Tsinghua University * The design methods and approaches for durability of concrete structures are developed from newly finished high level research projects and have been employed as recommended provisions in design code including Chinese Code and Eurocode 2.

Kim S. Elliott, Colin Jolly ... 760 pages - Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 2nd edition (January, 2014) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 140510614X - ISBN-13: 978-1405106146.

Precast reinforced and prestressed concrete frames provide a high strength, stable, durable and robust solution for any multi-storey structure, and are widely regarded as a high quality, economic and architecturally versatile technology for the construction of multi-storey buildings. The resulting buildings satisfy a wide range of commercial and industrial needs. Precast concrete buildings behave in a different way to those where the concrete is cast in-situ, with the components subject to different forces and movements. These factors are explored in detail in the second edition of Multi-Storey Precast Concrete Framed Structures, providing a detailed understanding of the procedures involved in precast structural design. This new edition has been fully updated to reflect recent developments, and includes many structural calculations based on EUROCODE standards. These are shown in parallel with similar calculations based on British Standards to ensure the designer is fully aware of the differences required in designing to EUROCODE standards. Civil and structural engineers as well as final year undergraduate and postgraduate students of civil and structural engineering will all find this book to be thorough overview of this important construction technology. 

Ekkehard Fehling, Michael Schmidt, Joost Walraven, Torsten Leutbecher, Susanne Fröhlich ... 198 pages - Publisher: Ernst&Sohn; (August, 2014) ... Language: English - ASIN: B00N3S7RIO by Amazon.

Ultra high performance concrete (UHPC) is a milestone in concrete technology and application. It permits the construction of both more slender and more durable concrete structures with a prolonged service life and thus improved sustainability. This book is a comprehensive overview of UHPC - from the principles behind its production and its mechanical properties to design and detailing aspects. The focus is on the material behaviour of steel fibre-reinforced UHPC. Numerical modelling and detailing of the connections with reinforced concrete elements are featured as well. Numerous examples worldwide - bridges, columns, facades and roofs - are the basis for additional explanations about the benefits of UHPC and how it helps to realise several architectural requirements. The authors are extensively involved in the testing, design, construction and monitoring of UHPC structures. What they provide here is therefore a unique synopsis of the state of the art with a view to practical applications.

I. Iskhakov, Yuri Ribakov ... 182 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (November, 2015) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 149872664X - ISBN-13: 978-1498726641.

One of the main goals of a good and effective structural design is to decrease, as far as possible, the self-weight of structures, because they must carry the service load. This is especially important for reinforced concrete (RC) structures, as the self-weight of the material is substantial. For RC structures it is furthermore important that the whole structure or most of the structural elements are under compression with small eccentricities. Continuous spatial concrete structures satisfy the above-mentioned requirements. It is shown in this book that a span of a spatial structure is practically independent of its thickness and is a function of its geometry. It is also important to define which structure can be called a spatial one. Such a definition is given in the book and based on this definition, five types of spatial concrete structures were selected: translation shells with positive Gaussian curvature, long convex cylindrical shells, hyperbolic paraboloid shells, domes, and long folders. To demonstrate the complex research, results of experimental, analytical, and numerical evaluation of a real RC dome are presented and discussed. The book is suitable for structural engineers, students, researchers and faculty members at universities.

Michael D. Kotsovos ... 221 pages - Publisher: Springer; (October, 2013) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 3319004875 - ISBN-13: 978-3319004877.

This book presents a method which simplifies and unifies the design of reinforced concrete (RC) structures and is applicable to any structural element under both normal and seismic loading conditions. The proposed method has a sound theoretical basis and is expressed in a unified form applicable to all structural members, as well as their connections. It is applied in practice through the use of simple failure criteria derived from first principles without the need for calibration through the use of experimental data. The method is capable of predicting not only load-carrying capacity but also the locations and modes of failure, as well as safeguarding the structural performance code requirements. In this book, the concepts underlying the method are first presented for the case of simply supported RC beams. The application of the method is progressively extended so as to cover all common structural elements. For each structural element considered, evidence of the validity of the proposed method is presented together with design examples and comparisons with current code specifications. The method has been found to produce design solutions which satisfy the seismic performance requirements of current codes in all cases investigated to date, including structural members such as beams, columns, and walls, beam-to-beam or column-to-column connections, and beam-to-column joints.

Caijun Shi, Della Roy, Pavel Krivenko ... 392 pages - Publisher: CRC; (January, 2006) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0415700043 - ISBN-13: 978-0415700047.

The first English-language book which reviews and summarizes worldwide research advances in alkali-activated cements and concrete. Essential topics include: raw materials and their properties for the production of the two new types of binder + the hydration and microstructure development of alkali-activated slag cements + the mechanical properties and durability of alkali-activated slag cement and concrete + other various cementing systems and their applications + related standards and specifications. This respected team of authors has produced an important piece of research that will be of great interest to professionals and academics alike, enabling the production of more durable and environmentally sensitive materials.

Jacky Mazars, Alain Millard ... 384 pages - Publisher: Wiley-ISTE; (April, 2009) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 184821071X - ISBN-13: 978-1848210714.

While the static behavior of concrete has been the subject of numerous works, the same cannot be said for the dynamic behavior. This book sets out to remedy this situation: it begins by presenting the most frequently used experimental techniques in the study of the dynamic behavior of concrete, then continues by examining seismicity and seismic behavior, soil behavior, models of concrete structures subject to seismic activity, seismic calculation methods of structures, and paraseismic engineering.

George Garber ... 394 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 2nd edition (August, 2006) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0750666560 - ISBN-13: 978-0750666565.

Design and Construction of Concrete Floors outlines the key principles needed for the production of a good floor which can be relied on to not only support and restrain other parts of the building, but also to meet the needs of the user. The book covers: Uses of concrete floors + Structural design + Concrete used specifically for floors + Cracks and joints + Floor surface properties. This book is ideal for structural engineers and others in the building and design industry that want to use a balanced approach and look beyond structural strength in the design of a good floor. The book draws on both European and American experience, citing both British and US standards – all of which have been amended and updated since the last edition.

J. G. Richardson ... 212 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (April, 2007) ... Language: English - ASIN: B000Q35XA8 by Amazon.

These two volumes provide authoritative guidance on all aspects of concrete construction from the point of view of the supervisor responsible for the work on site. They will also be of value to the section manager, foreman, clerk of works as well as to the design and construction engineer who need to understand the basic principles of good concrete practice. With numerous sketches, illustrations, photographs and checklists Supervision of Concrete Construction is a clear and accessible guide to achieving good concrete.

216 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (April, 1998) ... Language: English  - ISBN-10: 0863100236 - ISBN-13: 978-0863100239.

This book should be of interest to construction site managers and supervisors; concrete technologist; testing organisations. It covers steel reinforcement, batching and mixing, readymix, handling and transporting, pumping, placing, curing, QC, precast, prestressed, special techniques, repair and some background mathematics.

Raymond Ian Gilbert, Neil C. Mickleborough, Gianluca Ranzi ... 715 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 2nd edition (September, 2015) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1466572698 - ISBN-13: 978-1466572690.

The design of structures in general, and prestressed concrete structures in particular, requires considerably more information than is contained in building codes. A sound understanding of structural behaviour at all stages of loading is essential. This textbook presents a detailed description and explanation of the behaviour of prestressed concrete members and structures, both at service loads and at ultimate loads, and in doing so, provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to structural design. Much of the text is based on first principles and relies only on the principles of mechanics and the properties of concrete and steel, with numerous worked examples. However, where the design requirements are code specific, this book refers to the provisions of the Australian Standard for Concrete Structures (AS3600-2009) and, where possible, the notation is the same as in AS3600-2009. A parallel volume is written to Eurocode 2, the European Standard for the Design of Concrete Structures. The text runs from an introduction to the fundamentals to in-depth treatments of more advanced topics in modern prestressed concrete structures. It suits senior undergraduate and graduate students, and also practising engineers who want a comprehensive guide to the design of prestressed concrete structures. It retains the clear and concise explanations and the easy-to-read style of the first edition, but the content has been extensively reorganised and considerably expanded and updated. New chapters cover design procedures, actions, and loads; prestressing systems and construction requirements; and connections and detailing. The topic of serviceability is developed extensively throughout.

Ram S. Gupta ... 528 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 2nd edition (April, 2014) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 146655231X - ISBN-13: 978-1466552319.

A structural design book with a code-connected focus, Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Second Edition introduces the principles and practices of structural design. This book covers the section properties, design values, reference tables, and other design aids required to accomplish complete structural designs in accordance with the codes. What’s New in This Edition: Reflects all the latest revised codes and standards + The text material has been thoroughly reviewed and expanded, including a new chapter on concrete design + Suitable for combined design coursework in wood, steel, and concrete  + Includes all essential material—the section properties, design values, reference tables, and other design aids required to accomplish complete structural designs according to the codes + This book uses the LRFD basis of design for all structures.

Robert J. F. Goodfellow ... 176 pages - Publisher: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (June, 2011) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0873353463 - ISBN-13: 978-0873353465

Concrete is a vital component of almost every underground construction project. Because it significantly impacts both the durability and cost of a project, owners, designers, and contractors are constantly challenged with designing and placing the concrete to meet their quality standards in the most cost-effective way. Concrete for Underground Structures: Guidelines for Design and Construction can make that task a lot easier. Instead of searching pages of scattered reference materials when writing specifications, this book is a one-source guide to help you quickly find the answers you need. The first resource of its kind, this practical nuts-and-bolts handbook provides an industry voice as well as recommendations for areas of concrete application. You’ll get valuable insights into current best practices for all aspects of the design and construction of underground structural concrete. Internationally respected authors examine three key applications: cast-in-place concrete, precast concrete segmental linings, and shotcrete. Each chapter addresses the differences between aboveground and underground use. The various types of concrete admixtures are also discussed, and sample specifications for each are included. Concrete for Underground Structures is an indispensable resource for industry veterans as well as an educational tool for those who are new to the profession.

ACI 318 Comitte ... 503 pages - Publisher: American Concrete Institute; 1st edition (2011) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 087031744X - ISBN-13: 978-0870317446 

The "Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete" ("Code") covers the materials, design, and construction of structural concrete used in buildings and where applicable in nonbuilding Structures. The Code also covers the strength evaluation of existing concrete structures. Among the subjects covered are: contract documents; inspection; materials; durability requirements; concrete quality, mixing, and placing; formwork; embedded pipes; construction joints; reinforcement details; analysis and design; strength and serviceability; flexural and axial loads; shear and torsion; development and splices of reinforcement; slab systems; walls; footings; precast concrete; composite flexural members; prestressed concrete; shells and folded plate members; strength evaluation of existing structures; provisions for seismic design; structural plain concrete; strut-and- tie modeling in Appendix A; alternative design provisions in Appendix B; alternative load and strength reduction factors in Appendix C; and anchoring to concrete in Appendix D.

O. Hennessy, R. Brooker ... 70 pages - Publisher: The Concrete Centre; (August, 2008) ... ISBN-10: 1904482465 - ISBN-13: 978-1904482468 

Concrete cellular structures are used extensively for residential buildings. In concept they are structurally simple but they require attention to detail to realise the benefi ts of ease of construction and economy. This guide is written for the structural engineer who has knowledge of building structures in general but who has limited or no experience of designing concrete cellular structures. It highlights areas that require close coordination between the structural and services engineers, the architect and importantly the system supplier. It also provides guidance on selecting an appropriate solution, sizing the structure and carrying out detailed design. Detailing considerations are explained, some of which have to be considered at the early stages of a project to achieve an effi cient building configuration.

C. Dale Buckner ... 182 pages - Publisher: Professional Publications; 2nd edition (October, 2014) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1591264731 - ISBN-13: 978-1591264736

An In-Depth Review of Concrete Design Methods and Standards: Concrete Design for the Civil PE and Structural SE Exams presents the concrete design and analysis methods most needed by civil and structural engineering students.  The book’s 12 chapters provide a concise but thorough review of concrete theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The 51 example problems demonstrate how to apply concepts, codes, and equations, and over 40 figures and tables provide essential support material. A complete nomenclature list defines the industry-standard variables and symbols used in each chapter. This book includes code references to familiarize you with exam-adopted codes, such as ASCE7 and ACI 318. It also includes 35 multiple-choice problems and 2 scenario-based design problems to enhance your problem-solving skills. Each problem’s complete solution lets you check your solving approach. On exam day, you can use this book’s thorough index to quickly locate important codes and concepts. Topics Covered: Columns and Compression Members + Continuous One-Way Systems + Design Specifications + Development of Reinforcement  + Flexural Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams + Materials + Prestressed Concrete + Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Members + Serviceability of Reinforced Concrete Beams  + Shear Design of Reinforced Concrete + Two-Way Slab Systems.

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