Reinforced Concrete: Mechanism and Design (Canadian Edition), 1st edition

  • James G. MacGregor
  • F Michael Bartlett

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This text is intended primarily for third- or fourth-year Civil Engineering students at Canadian universities. It can also be used in graduate courses.

Thoroughly Canadianized, this text provides accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive coverage of Canadian engineering design and practice. The First Canadian Edition of Reinforced Concrete has been adapted from the U.S. third edition text to reflect the Canadian concrete design code: A23.3-94 Design of Concrete Structures issued by the Canadian Standards Association. With the exception of the CPCA Concrete Design Handbook, this is the first Canadian textbook that is compatible with the current Canadian design code. (The CPCA Handbook, while used in many Canadian engineering programs, is not considered an adequate learning tool for students). In our book, the theory and practice of reinforced concrete design is explained in a systematic and clear fashion—with an abundance of step-by-step worked examples, illustrations, and diagrams. The focus is on preparing students to make the many judgement decisions required in reinforced concrete design. Lead author James MacGregor is a renowned authority on reinforced concrete design. He has been a distinguished teacher and a member of various code committees in Canada.

Table of contents

 1. Introduction.

 2. The Design Process.

 3. Materials.

 4. Flexure: Basic Concepts, Rectangular Beams.

 5. Flexure: T Beams, Beams with Compression Reinforcement, and Special Cases.

 6. Shear in Beams.

 7. Torsion.

 8. Development, Anchorage, and Splicing of Reinforcement.

 9. Serviceability.

10. Continuous Beams and One-Way Slabs.

11. Columns: Combined Axial Load and Bending.

12. Slender Columns.

13. Two-Way Slabs: Behaviour, Analysis, and Direct Design Method.

14. Two-Way Slabs: Elastic Frame Method.

15. Two-Way Slabs: Elastic, Yield Line, and Strip Method Analyses.

16. Footings.

17. Shear Friction, Horizontal Shear Transfer, and Composite Concrete Beams.

18. Discontinuity Regions, Deep Beams, Corbels, and Joints.

19. Walls.

20. Design for Earthquake Resistance.

Appendix A: Design Aids.

Appendix B: Notation.



Published by Pearson Canada (October 25th 1999) - Copyright © 2000