1st Edition

Prestressed Concrete Designer's Handbook





ISBN 9780721012278
Published July 18, 2004 by CRC Press
588 Pages

USD $245.00

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Book Description

The third edition of this authoritative handbook provides the structural designer with comprehensive guidance on prestressed concrete and its effective use, covering materials, behaviour, analysis and design of prestressed elements. It includes numerous examples, design charts and details of post-tensioning systems.

Table of Contents

Prefaces.
Notation.
Introduction
Materials
Behavior of prestressed concrete beams
Types of prestressing steel
Criteria for analysis and design
Losses of prestressing force
Analysis of stresses
Flexural design of prestressed members
Examples of flexural design
End blocks. Composite members
Deflection. Other design considerations
Statically-indeterminate structures
Applications of prestressing
Design for fire resistance
Specification
Appendix: design philosophy
Design data and charts

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Author(s)

Biography

P. W. Abeles DSc, CEng, FIStructE, FAm Soc CE, MConsE

B. K. Bardham-Roy BE, CEng, FICE, FIStructE, MConsE