Seismic Design of Reinforced and Precast Concrete Buildings / Edition 1

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* Presents the basics of seismic-resistant design of concrete structures.
* Provides a major focus on the seismic design of precast bracing systems.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471081227
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/21/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 848
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.47 (h) x 1.81 (d)

Meet the Author

ROBERT E. ENGLEKIRK is Adjunct Professor of Structural Engineering at the University of California, San Diego, and is registered in twenty states. A noted structural engineer who has been practicing for more than thirty-five years, he is the former president and founder of Robert Englekirk Consulting Engineers (now Englekirk Partners), author of Steel Structures (Wiley) and more than 100 papers, and the recipient of numerous awards.

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Table of Contents




Chapter 1. Basic Concepts.

1.1 Ductility - A System Behavior Enhancer.

1.2 Confinement - A Component Behavior Enhancement.

1.3 Shear.

Chapter 2. Component Behavior and Design.

2.1 Beams.

2.2 The Beam Column.

2.3 Beam-Column Joints.

2.4 Shear Dominated Systems.

Chapter 3. Systems Design.

3.1 Shear Wall Braced Buildings.

3.2 Frame Braded Buildings.

3.3 Diaphragms.

3.4 Design Process Overview.

Chapter 4. Design Confirmation.

4.1 Response of Shear Wall Braced Buildings to GroundMotion.

4.2 Frame Braced Buildings.

4.3 Behavior Imponderables.


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