Part I. Reinforced Concrete: 1. Introduction; 2. Design properties of materials; 3. Analysis and design of rectangular beams for bending; 4. T-beams and irregular-shaped sections; 5. Deflection of beams and crack control; 6. Ultimate strength design for shear; 7. Ultimate strength design for torsion; 8. Bond and stress development; 9. Slabs; 10. Columns; 11. Walls; 12. Footings, pile caps and retaining walls; 13. Strut-and-tie modelling of concrete structures; Part II. Prestressed Concrete: 14. Introduction to prestressed concrete; 15. Critical stress stat analysis of beams; 16. Critical stress state design of beams; 17. Ultimate strength analysis of beams; 18. End blocks for prestressing anchorages; Appendices.
This text presents the theoretical and practical aspects of analysis and design, complemented by numerous design examples.
Yew-Chaye Loo is the Foundation Professor of Civil Engineering at Griffith University in Queensland. A former Dean of Engineering and Information Technology and Internationalisation Director for Griffith Sciences Group, he is now a Professor Emeritus at the University. In 2013, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 'for significant service to civil and structural engineering'. Sanaul Huq Chowdhury is a senior lecturer in Structural Engineering and Mechanics at Griffith School of Engineering, Griffith University, Queensland. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer and member of both the Civil and Structural Colleges of Engineers Australia. Other professional affiliations include memberships of the Concrete Institute of Australia, Australian Composite Structures Society and the American Concrete Institute.