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Autoclaved Aerated Concrete: Properties, Testing and Design

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This is a comprehensive guide to autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) for designers, specifiers, users and manufacturers. It provides a model code of practice for the structural use of AAC and provides designers with a complete guide to the structural use of AAC in structural applications in building.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780419179603
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/1993
  • Series: Rilem Recommended Practice Ser.
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Pages: 424
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Part 1: Recommended practice Introduction. Production and structure of the material. Properties of the material. Structural design. Structural analysis of elements. Design of unreinforced masonry. Seismic design. Connections and fixtures. Non-structural performance design. Manufacturing control procedure. Execution of works and site control. Part 2: RILEM Recommendations. Introduction to the recommendations. List of RILEM recommendations. Part 3: Future developments, economic considerations and examples. Appendix A: Future advancement of AAC. Appendix B: Economic considerations. Appendix C: Examples of structural design. Appendix D: Typical examples of non-structural design. Appendix E: Definitions. Index.

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