Reinforced Concrete: Mechanics and Design

Reinforced Concrete: Mechanics and Design, 8th edition

  • James K. Wight

Choose the option that's right for you

Single

$9.99 / mo

4-month minimum term for $39.96

  • Access this eText title
  • Up to 2 devices

Multi

$14.99 / mo

4-month minimum term for $59.96

  • Access over 1,500 titles
  • Up to 2 devices
  • Discounted tutor access

Learn more, spend less

  • Icon

    Watch and learn

    Videos & animations bring concepts to life

  • Icon

    Listen on the go

    Learn how you like with full eText audio

  • Icon

    Learn anytime, anywhere

    Get the app to access your eText whenever you need it

  • Icon

    Make it your own

    Your notes. Your highlights. Your eText

  • Icon

    Find it fast

    Quickly navigate your eText with search

Overview

Reinforced Concrete uses the theory of reinforced concrete design to teach the basic scientific and artistic principles of civil engineering. Examples and practice problems help you develop your engineering judgment and apply complicated engineering concepts to real-world scenarios.

Published by Pearson (July 6th 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780136834243

Subject: Civil & Mechanical Engineering

Category: Construction Engineering

Table of contents

  1. INTRODUCTION
    1-1 Reinforced Concrete Structures
    1-2 Mechanics of Reinforced Concrete
    1-3 Reinforced Concrete Members
    1-4 Factors Affecting Choice of Reinforced Concrete for a Structure
    1-5 Historical Development of Concrete and Reinforced Concrete as Structural Materials
    1-6 Building Codes and the ACI Code
    References
  2. THE DESIGN PROCESS
    2-1 Objectives of Design
    2-2 The Design Process
    2-3 Limit States and the Design of Reinforced Concrete
    2-4 Structural Safety
    2-5 Probabilistic Calculation of Safety Factors
    2-6 Design Procedures Specified in the ACI Building Code
    2-7 Load Factors and Load Combinations in the 2019 ACI Code
    2-8 Loadings and Actions
    2-9 Design for Economy
    2-10 Sustainability
    2-11 Customary Dimensions and Construction Tolerances
    2-12 Inspection
    2-13 Accuracy of Calculations
    2-14 Handbooks and Design Aids
    References
  3. 3.MATERIALS
    3-1 Concrete
    3-2 Behavior of Concrete Failing in Compression
    3-3 Compressive Strength of Concrete
    3-4 Strength Under Tensile and Multiaxial Loads
    3-5 Stress–Strain Curves for Concrete
    3-6 Time-Dependent Volume Changes
    3-7 High-Strength Concrete
    3-8 Lightweight Concrete
    3-9 Fiber Reinforced Concrete
    3-10 Durability of Concrete
    3-11 Behavior of Concrete Exposed to High and Low Temperatures
    3-12 Shotcrete
    3-13 Reinforcement
    3-15 Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Reinforcement
    3-16 Prestressing Steel
    References
  4. FLEXURE: BEHAVIOR AND NOMINAL STRENGTH OF BEAM SECTIONS
    4-1 Introduction
    4-2 Flexure Theory
    4-3 Simplifications in Flexure Theory for Design
    4-4 Analysis of Nominal Moment Strength for Singly Reinforced Beam Sections
    4-5 Definition of Balanced Conditions
    4-6 Code Definitions of Tension-Controlled and Compression-Controlled Sections
    4-7 Beams With Compression Reinforcement
    4-8 Analysis of Flanged Sections
    References
  5. FLEXURAL DESIGN OF BEAM SECTIONS
    5-1 Introduction
    5-2 Analysis of Continuous One-Way Floor Systems
    5-3 Design of Singly Reinforced Beam Sections with Rectangular Compression Zones
    5-4 Design of Doubly Reinforced Beam Sections
    5-5 Design of Continuous One-Way Slabs
    References
  6. SHEAR IN BEAMS
    6-1 Introduction
    6-2 Basic Theory
    6-3 Behavior of Beams Failing in Shear
    6-4 Analysis and Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams for Shear—ACI Code
    6-5 Other Shear Design Methods
    6-6 Hanger Reinforcement
    6-7 Shear in Axially Loaded Members
    References
  7. 7. TORSION
    7-1 Introduction and Basic Theory
    7-2 Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Members Subjected to Torsion
    7-3 Thin-Walled Tube Analogies
    7-4 Design for Torsion and Shear—ACI Code Approach
    7-5 ACI Code Design Method for Torsion
    References
  8. DEVELOPMENT, ANCHORAGE, AND SPLICING OF REINFORCEMENT
    8-1 Introduction
    8-2 Mechanism of Bond Transfer
    8-3 Development Length
    8-4 Hooked Anchorages
    8-5 Headed Bars in Tension
    8-6 Design for Anchorage
    8-7 Bar Cutoffs and Development of Bars in Flexural Members
    8-8 Reinforcement Continuity and Structural Integrity Requirements
    8-9 Splices References
  9. SERVICEABILITY
    9-1 Introduction
    9-2 Elastic Analysis of Stresses in Beam Sections
    9-3 Cracking
    9-4 Deflections of Concrete Beams
    9-5 Consideration of Deflections in Design
    9-6 Frame Deflections
    9-7 Vibrations
    9-8 Fatigue
    References
  10. CONTINUOUS BEAMS AND ONE-WAY SLABS
    10-1 Introduction
    10-2 Continuity in Reinforced Concrete Structures
    10-3 Continuous Beams
    10-4 Design of Girders
    10-5 Joist Floors
    References
  11. 1COLUMNS: COMBINED AXIAL LOAD AND BENDING
    11-1 Introduction
    11-2 Tied and Spiral Columns
    11-3 Interaction Diagrams
    11-4 Interaction Diagrams for Reinforced Concrete Columns
    11-5 Design of Short Columns
    11-6 Contributions of Steel and Concrete to Column Strength
    11-7 Biaxially Loaded Columns
    References
  12. SLENDER COLUMNS
    12-1 Introduction
    12-2 Behavior and Analysis of Pin-Ended Columns
    12-3 Design of Columns in Nonsway Frames
    12-4 Behavior of Restrained Columns in Sway Frames
    12-5 Calculation of Moments in Sway Frames Using Second-Order Analysis
    12-6 Design of Columns in Sway Frames
    12-7 General Analysis of Slenderness Effects
    12-8 Torsional Critical Load
    References
  13. TWO-WAY SLABS: BEHAVIOR, ANALYSIS, AND DESIGN
    13-1 Introduction
    13-2 History of Two-Way Slabs
    13-3 Behavior of Slabs Loaded to Failure in Flexure
    13-4 Analysis of Moments in Two-Way Slabs
    13-5 Distribution of Moments in Slabs
    13-6 Design of Slabs
    13-7 The Direct-Design Method
    13-8 Equivalent-Frame Analysis Methods
    13-9 Shear Strength of Two-Way Slabs
    13-10 Combined Shear and Moment Transfer in Two-Way Slabs
    13-11 Details and Reinforcement Requirements
    13-12 Design of Slabs Without Beams
    13-13 Construction Loads on Slabs
    13-14 Deflections in Two-Way Slab Systems
    13-15 Use of Post-Tensioning
    References
  14. TWO-WAY SLABS: ELASTIC AND YIELD-LINE ANALYSES
    14-1 Review of Elastic Analysis of Slabs
    14-2 Design Moments from a Finite-Element Analysis
    14-3 Yield-Line Analysis of Slabs: Introduction
    14-4 Yield-Line Analysis: Applications for Two-Way Slab Panels
    14-5 Yield-Line Patterns at Discontinuous Corners
    14-6 Yield-Line Patterns at Columns or at Concentrated Loads
    References
  15. FOOTINGS
    15-1 Introduction
    15-2 Soil Pressure Under Footings
    15-3 Structural Action of Strip and Spread Footings
    15-4 Strip or Wall Footings
    15-5 Spread Footings
    15-6 Combined Footings
    15-7 Mat Foundations
    15-8 Pile Caps
    References
  16. SHEAR FRICTION, HORIZONTAL SHEAR TRANSFER, AND COMPOSITE CONCRETE BEAMS
    16-1 Introduction
    16-2 Shear Friction
    16-3 Composite Concrete Beams
    References
  17. DISCONTINUITY REGIONS AND STRUT-AND-TIE MODELS
    17-1 Introduction
    17-2 Struts
    17-3 Ties
    17-4 Nodes and Nodal Zones
    17-5 Other Strut-and-Tie Elements
    17-6 Layout of Strut-and-Tie Models
    17-7 Deep Beams
    17-8 Brackets and Corbels
    17-9 Dapped Ends
    17-10 Beam–Column Joints
    17-11 Bearing Strength
    17-12 T-Beam Flanges
    References
  18. WALLS AND SHEAR WALLS
    18-1 Introduction
    18-2 Bearing Walls
    18-3 Retaining Walls
    18-4 Tilt-Up Walls
    18-5 Shear Walls
    18-6 Lateral Load-Resisting Systems for Buildings
    18-7 Shear-Wall–Frame Interaction
    18-8 Coupled Shear Walls
    18-9 Design of Structural Walls—General
    18-10 Flexural Strength of Shear Walls
    18-11 Shear Strength of Shear Walls
    18-12 Critical Loads for Axially Loaded Walls
    References
  19. DESIGN FOR EARTHQUAKE RESISTANCE
    19-1 Introduction
    19-2 Seismic Response Spectra
    19-3 Seismic Design Requirements
    19-4 Seismic Forces on Structures
    19-5 Ductility of Reinforced Concrete Members
    19-6 General ACI Code Provisions for Seismic Design
    19-7 Beams in Special Moment Frames
    19-8 Columns in Special Moment Frames
    19-9 Joints of Special Moment Frames
    19-10 Structural Diaphragms
    19-11 Structural Walls
    19-12 Frame Members Not Proportioned to Resist Forces Induced by Earthquake Motions
    19-13 Special Precast Structures
    19-14 Foundations
    References

APPENDIX A: DESIGN AIDS
APPENDIX B: NOTATION
INDEX

 

Your questions answered

Introducing Pearson+. Reimagined learning, designed for you. Choose from one eText or over 1,500 eTexts and study tools, all in one place, for one low monthly subscription. A new way to buy books that fits your budget. Make the most of your study time with offline access, enhanced search, notes and flashcards — to get organized, get the work done quicker and get results. Plus, with the app, put textbooks in your pocket and learn wherever. It's time to upgrade the textbook and simplify learning, so you can have time to live too.

Pearson eText is an easy-to-use digital textbook available from Pearson+. Make it your own by adding notes and highlights. Download the Pearson+ mobile app to learn on the go, even offline. Listen on the go with our new audiobook feature, available for most titles.

When you choose a plan, you're signing up for a 4-month term. We will charge your payment method each month until your 4-month term has ended. After that, we'll automatically renew your subscription and charge you on a month-to-month basis unless you turn off auto-renewal in My account.

When you purchase a Pearson+ subscription, it will last a minimum of 4 months, and then automatically renew each month thereafter unless you turn off auto-renew in My account.

If you want to stop your subscription at the end of your 4-month term, simply turn off auto-renew from My account. To avoid the next payment charge, make sure you turn auto renewal off 1 day before the auto renewal date.

You can subscribe again after auto-renew has been turned off by purchasing another Pearson+ subscription.

We use your credit card to renew your subscription automatically. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details before your first monthly payment.

With a Multi Pearson+ subscription plan, you can download up to 5 titles on the Pearson+ app from My list on each of your authorized devices every month.

When you're using your Multi Pearson+ subscription plan in a browser, you can select and read from as many titles as you like.