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Reinforced Concrete Design: A Practical Approach by Svetlana Brzev, John Pao.

Reinforced Concrete Design: A Practical Approach by Svetlana Brzev, John Pao

Preface to Reinforced Concrete Design: A Practical Approach PDF:
The authors are pleased to announce the revised printing of the Reinforced Concrete Design: A Practical Approach, the only Canadian textbook which covers the design of reinforced concrete structural members in accordance with the CSA Standard A233-04 Design of Concrete Structures and the National Building Code of Canada 2005. Since its initial release in November 2005, the book has been well received by students and profes sors at Canadian universities and colleges. The authors have been commended for their practical approach to the subject.

Fundamental concepts related to the behaviour and design of reinforced concrete members and simple structural systems are outlined in this book. The authors believe that when the fundamentals of reinforced concrete design are understood from a proper perspective, design in reinforced concrete con represent one of the most interesting and Creative tasks facing a designer APPROACH The authors believe that the structural designer should thoroughly understand the fundamental concepts before using them in a design. However, a good structural design should strike a balance between sound design concepts and feasibility from a practical field implementation perspective. Therefore, this book highlights the important aspects of reinforced concrete design from the point of view of all important stakeholders, including the owner, architect, contractor, rebar installer, and supplier, and discusses their role in the design and onstruction of a particular structure.

The material in this book is presented in the logical onder in which a structural design would be performed in practice. The topics are covered at different levels of complexity The book takes a non-calculus-based, practical approach to the analysis and design of reinforced concrete members rather than a rigorous theoretical approach. Modem malysis and design procedures consistent with design practice have been used. The book contains many numerical examples solved in a step-by-step format. Metric (SI) units have been used throughout the book.

The book is a collaborative effort between an academic and a practising engineer and reflects their unique perspectives on the subject. It is recommended for college and university students taking reinforced concrete design courses in the areas of civil engineer ing and architecture, however, it may also be used by practising professionals interested in reviewing familiar topics or gaining insight into new topics. The authors have attempted to help the reader understand the design of reinforced concrete buildings and their components in an efficient and accurate manner. The practical recommendations related to the design and construction of reinforced concrete components offered in the book are largely based on the authors' own experiences. It is the authors hope that this book will provide practical insight into reinforced concrete design early on in a designer's professional life.

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CONTENTS: This book covers the design of the main reinforced concrete structural members in accordance with the limitates design method and is based on the CSA Standard A23.3-04 Design of Concrete Structures. The load provisions are consistent with the National Building Code of Canada 2005 (NBC 2005). The provisions of the revised codes and the major revisions are outlined here. The book is restricted to the design of cast-in-place concrete structures.

Chapter presents an overview of design and construction aspects as related to rein forced concrete structures and introduces the main structural systems and components.

Chapter 2 provides an overview of concrete and steel material properties used in the design-related chapters of the book.

The behaviour of reinforced concrete beams including rectangular and T-beam sections) and one-way slabs in flexure is explained in Chapter 3. whereas the design of these structures is covered in Chapter 5. Serviceability criteria (covered in Chapter 4) and strength requirements need to be considered while designing flexural members in Chapter 5. Chapters 6 and 7 discuss the design of reinforced concrete beams and one-way slabs for shear and torsion, respectively. The main focus of these chapters is on simply supported reinforced concrete beams and slabs.

Chapter 8 discusses the behaviour and design of reinforced concrete columns subjected to axial load and flexure; the main focus is short columns, although an overview of the design procedures for sender columns is also provided. The critical issues related to bond and anchorage of reinforced concrete structures are discussed in Chapter 9.

Chapters 10 and 11 focus on continuous concrete construction Chapter 10 intro duces key concepts related to the behaviour of continuous beams and slabs as well as the analysis methods that are used in the design of these structures. Chapter 11 builds on the background of Chapter 10 and exposes the reader to the design and detail of continuous structures. An overview of various floor systems employing continuous concrete con struction is presented in this chapter, along with a case study that demonstrates the design of a floor system.

Chapter 12 covers the desin of shallow foundation systems, including spread and strip footings, eccentrically loaded footings, and combined footings. Finally, Chapter 13 provides an overview of various types of reinforced concrete walls, including bearing walls. basement walls, and shear walls.

Appendix A includes design aids, while Appendix B includes notation for commonly used symbols. This book also contains a bonus CD-ROM, which includes computer spreadsheets for column and foundation design as well as photographs of reinforced con crete structures under construction and in completed form.

A list of key references is included at the end of the book. This list, while not exhaustive, is useful as initial supplementary reading for those interested in pursuing the subject further.

FEATURES This text includes the following features: 
• Learning Objectives provide an idea of what the reader will be able to accomplish after reading a particular chapter 
• Key boxes summarize important concepts, recommendation, and equations within a chapter 
• Did You Know? boxes contain interesting facts about reinforced concrete design and construction 
• Examples provide practical applications of theoretical material 
• Learning from Examples boxes point out the important implications of one or more
examples . Checklists outline design procedures in a tabular form for easy reference. 
• A Summary at the end of each chapter provides a review of the key topics covered.
organized by the learning objectives. . Problems at the end of each chapter provide an opportunity for readers to practise the concepts leared in the chapter.

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