Practical Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings

Syed Mehdi Ashraf

November 7, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 347 Pages - 283 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498765701 - CAT# K29091

USD$169.95

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Features

  • Uniquely examines different types of building and load paths rather than just the design of individual elements
  • Offers systematic, step-by-step design examples with explanations and code references at each stage
  • Utilizes the latest ACI, ASCE, and IBC building codes
  • Provides checklists for each of the requirements to enable designers to be thoroughly code compliant
  • Includes a useful appendix with practical case study drawings and calculations as used in working design offices

Summary

This book will provide comprehensive, practical knowledge for the design of reinforced concrete buildings. The approach will be unique as it will focus primarily on the design of various structures and structural elements as done in design offices with an emphasis on compliance with the relevant codes. It will give an overview of the integrated design of buildings and explain the design of various elements such as slabs, beams, columns, walls, and footings. It will be written in easy-to-use format and refer to all the latest relevant American codes of practice (IBC and ASCE) at every stage. The book will compel users to think critically to enhance their intuitive design capabilities.