Design of Reinforced Concrete / Edition 9

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"Jack McCormac and James Nelson's Design of Reinforced Concrete introduce the fundamental principles of reinforced concrete design in a manner that is easy to understand, and illustrate those principles with numerous examples." Building on a highly successful tradition, this revised and thoroughly updated Sixth Edition now features a new chapter on system design and reflects the most recent Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete from the American Concrete Institute.
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This textbook for an introductory three credit course covers analysis and design of beams, columns, footings, walls, and two-way slabs. The fifth edition is updated to agree with the 1999 American Concrete Institute Code, and adds information relating to high strength concretes, fiber reinforced concretes, and shear walls. The CD-ROM contains the CONCAD program for solving problems. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118129845
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/19/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 714
  • Sales rank: 610,418
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Jack C. McCormac is a retired Clemson civil engineering professor named by the Engineering News Record as one of the top 125 engineers or architects in the world in the last 125 years for his contributions to education. McCormac has authored or co-authored seven engineering textbooks, with more than half a million copies now in print. His current books have been adopted at more than 500 universities throughout the world. McCormac holds a BS in civil engineering from the Citadel, an MS in civil engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Doctor of Letters from Clemson University. Named an Alumni Distinguished Professor, he taught at Clemson for approximately thirty-four years before retiring in 1989. He is included in the International Who's Who in Engineering.

Russell H. Brown chaired the Civil Engineering Department at Clemson University for 17 years and recently retired. He received his BS degree from the University of Houston and his Ph.D. from Rice University.  He is former chairman of ASTM Committee C15, former chair of the Flexure and Axial Loads Subcommittee of the Masonry Standards Joint Committee, and Founding Member and Honorary Member of the Masonry Society. He received the John Scalzi Award for his research in structural masonry and twice received ASTM’s Alan Yorkdale Award for his research publications.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Flexural analysis of beams 37
3 Strength analysis of beams according to ACI code 65
4 Design of rectangular beams and one-way slabs 81
5 Analysis and design of T beams and doubly reinforced beams 111
6 Serviceability 150
7 Bond, development lengths, and splices 180
8 Shear and diagonal tension 219
9 Introduction to columns 260
10 Design of short columns subject to axial load and bending 278
11 Slender columns 317
12 Footings 346
13 Retaining walls 392
14 Continuous reinforced concrete structures 432
15 Torsion 475
16 Two-way slabs, direct design method 499
17 Two-way slabs, equivalent frame method 539
18 Walls 553
19 Prestressed concrete 569
20 Formwork 606
21 Reinforced concrete building systems 645
A Tables and graphs : U.S. customary units 663
B Tables in SI units 699
C The strut-and-tie method of design 705
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