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Control Of Cracking In Reinforced Concrete Structures

Author : Francis Barre
ISBN : 9781786300522
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book presents new guidelines for the control of cracking in massive reinforced and prestressed concrete structures. Understanding this behavior during construction allows engineers to ensure properties such as durability, reliability, and water- and air-tightness throughout a structure’s lifetime. Based on the findings of the French national project, the authors extend existing engineering standards and codes to advance the measurement and prediction of cracking patterns. Various behaviors of concrete under load are explored within the chapters of the book. These include cracking of ties, beams and in walls, and the simulation and evaluation of cracking, shrinkage and creep. The authors propose new engineering rules for crack width and space assessment of cracking patterns, and provide recommendations for measurement devices and protocols. Intended as a reference for design and civil engineers working on construction projects, as well as to aid further work in the research community, applied examples are provided at the end of each chapter in the form of expanded measurement methods, calculations and commentary on models.

Time Dependent Cracking And Crack Control In Reinforced Concrete Structures

Author : Shamsaddin Nejadi
ISBN : OCLC:226132807
Genre : Concrete
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Evaluation And Repair Procedures For Precast Prestressed Concrete Girders With Longitudinal Cracking In The Web

Author : Maher K. Tadros
ISBN : 9780309118354
Genre : Concrete bridges
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This report establishes a user's manual for the acceptance, repair, or rejection of precast/prestressed concrete girders with longitudinal web cracking. The report also proposes revisions to the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications and provides recommendations to develop improved crack control reinforcement details for use in new girders. The material in this report will be of immediate interest to bridge engineers.

Concrete Structures Stresses And Deformations

Author : Amin Ghali
ISBN : 041917740X
Genre : Architecture
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Concrete structures must be designed both to be safe against failure and to perform satisfactorily in use. This book is written for practising engineers, students and designers and concentrates on design methods for checking the main serviceability requirements of control of deflections and cracking in reinforced and prestressed concrete structures.

Reinforced And Prestressed Concrete

Author : F. K. Kong
ISBN : 0412384205
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This highly successful textbook has been comprehensively revised for two main reasons: to bring the book up-to-date and make it compatible with BS8110 1985; and to take into account the increasing use made of microcomputers in civil engineering. An important chapter on microcomputer applications has been added.

Elementary Reinforced Concrete Design

Author : Zhujing Li
ISBN : 7302094527
Genre : Reinforced concrete construction
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Incorporating Sustainable Practice In Mechanics And Structures Of Materials

Author : Sam Fragomeni
ISBN : 9780203829868
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Incorporating Sustainable Practice in Mechanics of Structures and Materials is a collection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the 21st Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM21, Victoria, University, Melbourne, Australia, 7th – 10th of December 2010). The contributions from academics, researchers and practising engineers from 17 countries, mainly from Australasia and the Asia-pacific region, cover a wide range of topics, including: • Composite structures • Computational mechanics • Concrete structures • Dynamic analysis of structures • Earthquake and wind engineering • Fibre composites • Fire engineering • Geomechanics and foundation engineering • Masonry structures • Mechanics of materials • Shock and impact loading • Steel and aluminium structures • Structural health monitoring • Structural optimisation • Sustainable materials • Timber engineering Incorporating Sustainable Practice in Mechanics of Structures and Materials will be a valuable reference for academics, researchers and practising engineers working in structural engineering and structural mechanics.

Concrete In The Oceans

Author : A. W. Beeby
ISBN : UCSD:31822036169506
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Computational Methods For Reinforced Concrete Structures

Author : Ulrich Häußler-Combe
ISBN : 9783433603635
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The book covers the application of numerical methods to reinforced concrete structures. To analyze reinforced concrete structures linear elastic theories are inadequate because of cracking, bond and the nonlinear and time dependent behavior of both concrete and reinforcement. These effects have to be considered for a realistic assessment of the behavior of reinforced concrete structures with respect to ultimate limit states and serviceability limit states. The book gives a compact review of finite element and other numerical methods. The key to these methods is through a proper description of material behavior. Thus, the book summarizes the essential material properties of concrete and reinforcement and their interaction through bond. These basics are applied to different structural types such as bars, beams, strut and tie models, plates, slabs and shells. This includes prestressing of structures, cracking, nonlinear stressstrain relations, creeping, shrinkage and temperature changes. Appropriate methods are developed for each structural type. Large displacement and dynamic problems are treated as well as short-term quasi-static problems and long-term transient problems like creep and shrinkage. Most problems are illustrated by examples which are solved by the program package ConFem, based on the freely available Python programming language. The ConFem source code together with the problem data is available under open source rules at The author aims to demonstrate the potential and the limitations of numerical methods for simulation of reinforced concrete structures, addressing students, teachers, researchers and designing and checking engineers.

Testing During Concrete Construction

Author : H.W. Reinhardt
ISBN : 0412392704
Genre : Architecture
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Testing concrete while construction is underway enables decisions to be made which can improve the quality of the finished structure. The book covers testing and measuring techniques for fresh concrete and concrete during the first few days after placing, and for reinforcement and prestressing tendons. Many examples are given of practical methods which can be applied directly during concrete construction to improve quality. It forms the Proceedings of the International RILEM Workshop in Mainz, Germany, March 1990.

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