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Practical Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings by Syed Ashraf
Contents of Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings
- Chapter 1. Important Design Ideas
- Chapter 2. Properties of Supplies Utilized in Reinforced Concrete
- Chapter 3. Design Masses
- Chapter 4. ACI Energy Necessities
- Chapter 5. Different ACI Code Necessities
- Chapter 6. Slabs
- Chapter 7. Beams
- Chapter 8. Columns
- Chapter 9. Partitions
- Chapter 10. Foundations
- Chapter 11. Reinforcement Particulars
- Chapter 12. Drawings, Inspections, and Testing
- Chapter 13. Numerous Varieties of Buildings
- Chapter 14. Wind Load Evaluation of Buildings
- Chapter 15. Engineering in Popper’s Three Worlds
Preface to Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings
The purpose of this e-book is to supply a sensible, code-based strategy to the structural design of strengthened concrete constructing parts.
The e-book relies upon the ACI concrete code (ACI 318-14—Constructing Code Necessities for Structural Concrete and Commentary) printed by the American Concrete Institute.
The ACI 318-14 is persistently referred to on this e-book as “code.” The e-book is split into three sections.
The primary part (Chapters 1 via 5) offers with understanding the fundamental ideas of forces that might act on structural parts—bending, shear, axial forces, axial forces mixed with bending, diagonal stress, shear friction, and torsion.
The code necessities are defined, and discussions of supplies utilized in strengthened concrete are offered. Procedures to calculate design hundreds and decide the load path of buildings are defined.
The second part (Chapters 6 via 12) offers with the design, detailing, inspection, building, and testing of varied constructing structural concrete parts—slabs, beams, columns, footings, and partitions.
The third part (Chapters 13 via 15) supplies discussions on varied sorts of buildings in the US, an in depth clarification of the calculations of wind hundreds appearing on buildings,
And an introduction to the philosophy of engineering and important considering. Flooring plans of two sorts of buildings are offered in Chapter 1,
And the calculations of varied parts of these buildings are manually carried out for example the design of the buildings. The design examples are included within the appendices of the e-book
Chapter 1—“Important Design Ideas”—offers with a spread of ideas starting with a short overview of the historical past of concrete.
The essential mechanism of strengthened concrete, the categories of hundreds that may act on strengthened concrete parts, and the power and serviceability necessities are mentioned.
Fashions of two sorts of multistoried buildings within the type of drawings are offered. Each buildings are ten storied—one with beams and columns and the opposite with flat plates supported on columns and shear partitions.
The ideas of completely different structural parts of these two buildings, akin to one-way slabs, two-way slabs supported on beams, flat slabs, flat plates, columns, shear partitions, and varied sorts of footings, are launched.
What sorts of forces can act on these parts? Theories of calculations for every sort of power is defined—bending, shear, shear friction, compression, stress, torsion,
And axial forces mixed with bending are examined to arrange the coed to know the code necessities and design methodology.
The idea of load path of a constructing construction is defined. A common association of the code is mentioned.
There was a serious change within the association of the ACI 318 throughout its 2014 version as in comparison with the earlier editions.
It’s suggested that professors and college students spend an incredible deal of time on this chapter to know the following chapters on the code and the design.
Chapter 2—“Properties of Supplies Utilized in Reinforced Concrete”—supplies discussions on the requirements and properties of varied supplies utilized in strengthened concrete—cement, aggregates, metal, water,
and admixtures. Concrete combine design procedures are demonstrated.
Chapter 3—“Design Masses”—relies on ASCE 7-10 “Minimal Design Masses for Buildings and Different Buildings” printed by the American Society of Civil Engineers and IBC (2015)
—Worldwide Constructing Code—printed by the Worldwide Code Council.
The seven load combos and procedures to calculate the lifeless load, flooring stay load, roof stay load, snow load, and rain load are illustrated.
Earthquake hundreds usually are not addressed on this version of the e-book. Wind hundreds are handled individually in Chapter 14. Load calculations for varied structural parts of buildings are demonstrated.
Chapter 4—“ACI Energy Necessities”—offers with power necessities of the code for the structural parts to withstand bending, shear, axial forces, torsion, shear friction, and axial forces mixed with bending.
Chapter 5—“Different ACI Code Necessities”—discusses the structural methods and the structural evaluation methodologies permitted by the code together with power and serviceability necessities.
Subjects embody deflection, cracking, sturdiness, sustainability, integrity, fireplace resistance, embedments, connection design, and power discount elements.
The design properties of concrete and metal are additionally mentioned. This e-book makes use of regular weight concrete and metal with a yield power of 60,000 psi.
Chapter 6—“Slabs”—consists of the design of one-way slabs with beams, merely supported and steady slabs, two-way slabs with beams, two-way flat plates, and flat slabs.
The calculations of the required power, design power, flexure, and shear reinforcement together with their detailing are demonstrated.
Two design strategies for two-way slabs—direct design methodology and equal body methodology—are used within the design calculations of the two-way slabs.
Chapter 7—“Beams”—consists of the design for flexure, shear, and torsion of rectangular beams, T beams, L beams, singly and doubly strengthened beams, and deep beams. The required power, design power, and reinforcement necessities of the codes are mentioned.
Chapter 8—“Columns”—offers with the design of brief and slender columns for axial hundreds, and axial hundreds mixed with bending. The primary-order evaluation and P–Δ results on columns are illustrated.
Chapter 9—“Partitions”—introduces the coed to gravity and lateral load distribution on strengthened concrete partitions together with the code necessities for power and reinforcement.
Chapter 10—“Foundations”—offers with varied sorts of basis designs and the conditions the place every sort of basis is adopted.
Foundations embody pad (unfold) footings, steady wall footings, mixed footings, strapped footings, pile caps, and mat foundations.
Chapter 11—“Reinforcement Particulars”—discusses the code necessities for minimal spacing of reinforcement, hooks, splices, and growth size of metal bars in strengthened concrete design.
Chapter 12—“Drawings, Inspections, and Testing”—supplies college students a possibility to know what to anticipate once they assume working for a design workplace or at a building website.
It consists of the creator’s hands-on expertise within the preparation of structural drawings, inspection, testing, and building of concrete parts.
It consists of how an engineer ought to put together stories whereas performing inspection-like duties.
Chapter 13—“Numerous Varieties of Buildings”—introduces college students to numerous sorts of buildings constructed in the US—wooden, metal, concrete, precast concrete, and masonry.
Chapter 14—“Wind Load Evaluation of Buildings”—is a bonus chapter that discusses intimately the idea of wind load in accordance with ASCE 7-10 (Minimal Design Masses for Buildings and Different Buildings).
Chapter 15—“Engineering in Popper’s Three Worlds”—introduces engineers to the philosophy of engineering and tips on how to assume critically.
After the creator attended the graduate college in humanities and social sciences on the College of Middlesex, he skilled an unlimited distinction in his strategy to structural engineering.
Philosophers haven’t paid adequate consideration to engineering and vice versa.
Publicity to philosophy would allow engineers to know the criticism to engineering and ethics of the occupation and to higher their understanding of engineering.
Issues for Chapters 1 via 10 are included within the appendices. The structural calculations are carried out on engineering graph sheets, simulating the precise method structural design is carried out.
Handbook calculations are included to supply a human contact of engineering follow.
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