ISBN 9781259003363,Prestessed Concrete

Prestessed Concrete



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9781259003363

ISBN-10 1259003361


Edition 5th
Number of Pages 836 Pages
Language (English)

Civil Engineering

Prestessed Concrete 5th Edition is a comprehensive book for undergraduate and postgraduate students of civil, structural and highway engineering streams and practicing structural engineers. The book comprises of concepts in the design of various types of pre-stressed concrete structures as per the latest BIS and IRC codes. In addition, the book has design concepts, construction and rehabilitation techniques with numerous worked out examples, figures, and case histories of actual structures. About N Krishna Raju N Krishna Raju is a Professor of Civil Engineering at the MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore. Dr. Raju is a double gold medalist, he was honored with the UP Government National Award for Excellence in Technical Authorship, the Birla Award for outstanding Concrete Technologist of Karnataka for the year 2001, and several awards from the Institution of Engineers. He has authored several books like Design of Bridges, Structural Design and Drawing: Reinforced Concrete and Steel, only to name a few. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. Materials for Prestressed Concrete 3. Prestressing Systems 4. Analysis of Prestress and Bending Stresses 5. Losses of Prestress 6. Deflections of Prestressed Concrete Members 7. Flexural Strength of Prestressed Concrete Sections 8. Shear and Torsional Resistance of Prestressed Concrete Members 9. Transfer of Prestress in Pretensioned Members 10. Anchorage Zone Stresses in Post-tensioned Members 11. Limit-state Design Criteria for Prestressed Concrete Members 12. Design of Prestressed Concrete Sections 13. Design of Pretensioned and Post-Tensioned Flexural Members 14. Composite Construction of Prestressed and in situ Concrete 15. Statically Indeterminate Structures 16. Prestressed Concrete Pipes and Tanks 17. Prestressed Concrete Slabs and Grid Floors 18. Prestressed Concrete Shell and Folded Plate Structures 19. Prestressed Concrete Poles, Piles, Sleepers, Pressure Vessels and Pavements 20. Introduction to Optimum Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures 21. Prestressed Concrete Bridges 22. Prestressed Concrete Trusses 23. Planning and Economical Aspects of Prestressed Concrete Structures 24. Construction of Prestressed Concrete Structures 25. Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Prestressed Concrete Structures 26. Prestressed High-Performance Concrete 27. Prestressed Nano Concrete Appendix 1 Properties of Prestressing Steels Appendix 2 Constants for Beam Sections Appendix 3 Post-tensioning Systems Appendix 4 Grouting of Post-tensioned Ducts Appendix 5 Torsion Constant for Rectangular Sections