Formwork for Concrete Structures / Edition 3

Formwork for Concrete Structures / Edition 3

by Robert Peurifoy, Garold (Gary) Oberlender, G. D. Oberlender
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070498385

ISBN-13: 9780070498389

Pub. Date: 12/01/1995

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Dramatically slash the cost of formwork design and construction. With the expense of creating concrete formwork so high—often exceeding the cost of the concrete and steel used in the project itself—you need the Third Edition of R. L. Peurifoy and G. D. Oberlander's Formwork for Concrete Structures. This authoritiative working tool shows you how to cut

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Dramatically slash the cost of formwork design and construction. With the expense of creating concrete formwork so high—often exceeding the cost of the concrete and steel used in the project itself—you need the Third Edition of R. L. Peurifoy and G. D. Oberlander's Formwork for Concrete Structures. This authoritiative working tool shows you how to cut costs by making the most of the material, time, labor, and equipment required to design, erect, and remove formwork. You get complete details on state-of-the-art materials and technology plus fast access to scores of tables and practical examples that help you sidestep costly, guesswork and trial-and-errors methods. A completely up-to-date list of formwork material suppliers rounds out this one-of-a-kind money saver.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070498389
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Series:
Construction Series
Edition description:
3rd ed
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

Construction Series Preface
Preface
List of Abbreviations and Symbols
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Economy of Formwork9
Ch. 3Pressure of Concrete on Formwork23
Ch. 4Properties of Form Material35
Ch. 5Form Design71
Ch. 6Shores and Scaffolding133
Ch. 7Failures of Formwork155
Ch. 8Forms for Footings167
Ch. 9Forms for Walls181
Ch. 10Forms for Columns249
Ch. 11Forms for Beams and Floor Slabs285
Ch. 12Patented Forms for Concrete Floor Systems325
Ch. 13Forms for Thin-Shell Roof Slabs339
Ch. 14Forms for Architectural Concrete353
Ch. 15Slipforms379
Ch. 16Forms for Concrete Bridge Decks395
Ch. 17Flying Deck Forms415
Ch. 18Top-Down Construction of Concrete Structures429
Appendix A Dimensional Tolerances for Concrete Structures441
Appendix B Guidelines for Safety Requirements for Shoring Concrete Formwork447
Appendix C OSHA Regulations for Formwork and Shoring469
Appendix D Conversion of Units of Measure between U.S. Customary System and Metric System477
Appendix E Directory of Organizations and Companies Related to Formwork for Concrete479
Index483

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