Design of Reinforced Concrete – Jack C. McCormac, Russell H. Brown – 9th Edition


The ninth edition of the best-selling Design of continues the tradition of earlier editions by introducing the fundamentals of reinforced concrete design in a clear and understandable manner and grounded in the basic principles of mechanics of solids. Students build on their understanding of basic mechanics to learn new concepts such as compressive and strain in concrete while applying current ACI Code.

The ninth edition has been updated to conform to the 2011 Code of the American Concrete Institute (ACI 318-11).

Although written for an introductory three credit hour undergraduate course on design, this textbook also has sufficient material for a second three credit hour course. This is also useful for practicing engineers, as it presents the latest requirements of the ACI design code.

With its accessible approach and streamlined coverage of theory, will quickly learn how to apply the concepts in the eighth edition. The contents have been updated to conform to the 2008 code of the American Concrete Institute (ACI 318-08). New spreadsheets are included that arm the reader with tools to analyze and design elements and quickly compare alternative solutions. A new chapter on seismic design explores the issues related to the design of reinforced concrete structures to resist earthquakes. The new materials section also provides with details and examples on how to design shear walls for axial load and bending moment.

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  • 1. Introduction
    2. Flexural Analysis of Beams
    3. Strength Analysis of Beams According to ACI Code
    4. Design of Rectangular Beams and One-Way Slabs
    5. Analysis and Design of T Beams and Doubly Reinforced Beams
    6. Serviceability
    7. Bond, Development Lengths, and Splices
    8. Shear and Diagonal Tension
    9. Introduction to Columns
    10. Design of Short Columns Subject to Axial Load and Bending
    11. Slender Columns
    12. Footings
    13. Retaining Walls
    14. Continuous Reinforced Concrete Structures
    15. Torsion
    16. Two-Way Slabs, Direct Design Method
    17. Two-Way Slabs, Equivalent Frame Method
    18. Walls
    19. Prestressed Concrete
    20. Reinforced Concrete Masonry
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