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Prestressed Concrete Design

Prestressed Concrete Design

Author(s):
  • Dr. Praveen Nagarajan
  • Author: Dr. Praveen Nagarajan
    • ISBN:9789332513754
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332513759
    • Price:Rs. 469.00
    • Pages:328
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    This book is suited for a first course in prestressed concrete design offered to senior undergraduate students in civil engineering and postgraduate students in structural engineering. The book focuses on the behaviour of the prestressed concrete structural elements, with emphasis on clarity and precision in its discussions. Carefully chosen worked examples are included to delineate the design aspects while pointed chapter-end questions enable effortless recapitulation of the subject. This book, while being useful to both the students and teachers, will also serve as an invaluable reference for practising engineers. 

    Table of Content

    Chapter 1: Basic Concepts
    Chapter 2: Materials
    Chapter 3: Limit State Design
    Chapter 4: Losses in Prestress
    Chapter 5: Analysis of Sections
    Chapter 6: Shear and Torsion
    Chapter 7: Anchorage Zones
    Chapter 8: Deflections
    Chapter 9: Design of Members
    Chapter 10: Composite Materials
    Chapter 11: Intermediate Structures
    Chapter 12: Slabs
    Chapter 13: Circular Prestressing
     

    Salient Features

    • The code provisions in IS: 1343 are critically analyzed and articulated.
    • Design methods for torsion and the strut-and-tie method for bursting forces in anchorage zones are elucidated.
    • Design of special structures such as pipes, water tanks and composite beams are unravelled.
    • A step-by-step approach of problem-solving is adopted.