Theory and Design
Fourth edition
by M. Nadim Hassoun
Structural Concrete brings this text fully up to date while maintaining its acclaimed easy-to-follow, logical approach.
Structural Concrete features:
- Latest coverage reflecting the ACI 318-08 code
- Seismic design chapter incorporates the latest of the International Building Code (IBC 2006)
- AASHTO method for predicting concrete creep and shrinkage
- New chapter dedicated to the design of curved beams
- SI unit examples, equivalent conversion factors from customary units to SI units, and SI unit design tables
Contents
- Structural Concrete
- Historical Background
- Advantages and Disadvantages of Reinforced Concrete
- Codes of Practice
- Design Philosophy and Concepts
- Units of Measurement
- Loads
- Safety Provisions
- Structural Concrete Elements
- Structural Concrete Design
- Accuracy of Calculations
- Concrete High-Rise Buildings
1. Properties of Reinforced Concrete
- Factors Affecting the Strength of Concrete
- Compressive Strength
- Stress-Strain Curves of Concrete
- Tensile Strength of Concrete
- Flexural Strength (Modulus of Rupture) of Concrete
- Shear Strength
- Modulus of Elasticity of Concrete
- Poisson’s Ratio
- Shear Modulus
- Modular Ratio
- Volume Changes of Concrete
- Creep
- Models for Predicting the Shrinkage and Creep of Concrete
- Unit Weight of Concrete
- Fire Resistance
- High-Performance Concrete
- Lightweight Concrete
- Fibrous Concrete
- Steel Reinforcement
2. Flexural Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Beams
- Assumptions
- Behavior of Simply Supported Reinforced Concrete Beam Loaded to Failure
- Types of Flexural Failure and Strain Limits
- Load Factors
- Strength-Reduction Factor
- Significance of Analysis and Design Expressions
- Equivalent Compressive Stress Distribution
- Singly Reinforced Rectangular Section in Bending
- Lower Limit or Minimum Percentage of Steel
- Adequacy of Sections
- Bundled Bars
- Sections in the Transition Region
- Rectangular Sections with Compression Reinforcement
- Analysis of T- and I-Sections
- Dimensions of Isolated T-Shaped Sections
- Inverted L-Shaped Sections
- Sections of Other Shapes
- Analysis of Sections Using Tables
- Additional Examples
- Examples Using SI Units
3. Flexural Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams
- Rectangular Sections with Reinforcement Only
- Spacing of Reinforcement and Concrete Cover
- Rectangular Sections with Compression Reinforcement
- Design of T-Sections
- Additional Examples
- Examples Using SI Units
4. Alternative Design Methods
- Load Factors
- Strength-Reduction Factor
- Rectangular Sections with Tension Reinforcement
- Rectangular Sections with Compression Reinforcement
- Design of T-Sections
- Strut and Tie Method
5. Deflection and Control of Cracking
- Deflection of Structural Concrete Members
- Instantaneous Deflection
- Long-Time Deflection
- Allowable Deflection
- Deflection Due to Combinations of Loads
- Cracks in Flexural Members
- ACI Code Requirements
6. Development Length of Reinforcing Bars
- Development of Bond Stresses
- Development Length in Tension
- Development Length in Compression
- Summary of the Computation of ld in Tension
- Critical Sections in Flexural Members
- Standard Hooks (ACI Code, Sections 12.5 and 7.1)
- Splices of Reinforcement
- Moment-Resistance Diagram (Bar Cutoff Points)
7. Shear and Diagonal Tension
- Shear Stresses in Concrete Beams
- Behavior of Beams Without Shear Reinforcement
- Moment Effect on Shear Strength
- Beams with Shear Reinforcement
- ACI Code Shear Design Requirements
- Design of Vertical Stirrups
- Design Summary
- Shear Force Due to Live Loads
- Shear Stresses in Members of Variable Depth
- Deep Flexural Members
- Examples Using SI Units
8. One-Way Slabs
- Types of Slabs
- Design of One-Way Solid Slabs
- Design Limitations According to the ACI Code
- Temperature and Shrinkage Reinforcement
- Reinforcement Details
- Distribution of Loads from One-Way Slabs to Supporting Beams
- One-Way Joist Floor System
9. Axially Loaded Columns
- Types of Columns
- Behavior of Axially Loaded Columns
- ACI Code Limitations
- Spiral Reinforcement
- Design Equations
- Axial Tension
- Long Columns
10. Members in Compression and Bending
- Design Assumptions for Columns
- Load-Moment Interaction Diagram
- Safety Provisions
- Balanced Condition-Rectangular Sections
- Column Sections Under Eccentric Loading
- Strength of Columns for Tension Failure
- Strength of Columns for Compression Failure
- Interaction Diagram Example
- Rectangular Columns with Side Bars
- Load Capacity of Circular Columns
- Analysis and Design of Columns Using Charts
- Design of Columns Under Eccentric Loading
- Biaxial Bending
- Circular Columns with Uniform Reinforcement Under Biaxial Bending
- Square and Rectangular Columns Under Biaxial Bending
- Parme Load Contour Method
- Equation of Failure Surface
- SI Examples
11. Slender Columns
- Effective Column Length (Klu)
- Effective Length Factor (K)
- Member Stiffness (EI)
- Limitation of the Slenderness Ratio (Klu /r)
- Moment-Magnifier Design Method
12. Footings
- Types of Footings
- Distribution of Soil Pressure
- Design Considerations
- Plain Concrete Footings
- Combined Footings
- Footings Under Eccentric Column Loads
- Footings Under Biaxial Moment
- Slabs on Ground
- Footings on Piles
- SI Equations
13. Retaining Walls
- Types of Retaining Walls
- Forces on Retaining Walls
- Active and Passive Soil Pressures
- Effect of Surcharge
- Friction on the Retaining Wall Base
- Stability Against Overturning
- Proportions of Retaining Walls
- Design Requirements
- Drainage
- Basement Walls
14. Design for Torsion
15. Continuous Beams and Frames
16. Design of Two-Way Slabs
17. Stairs
18. Introduction to Prestressed Concrete
19. Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
20. Beams Curved in Plan
Index