Conforms fully to the forthcoming ACI 318-95 Code:
- addresses new code approaches with major rewrites and
additional topics covered in chapters on torsion (Ch.7); development
length (Ch.10); and columns (Ch.9).
Expands material on the second order analysis of compression
members and slender columns.
Adds a new chapter on seismic design (Ch.15) in accordance
with the latest (1994) UBC (Uniform Building Code).
Integrates numerous flowcharts throughout to enhance
clarity and help students visually grasp topics covered.
Includes graphic pictures of member failure tests
so students can actually see what happens at failure.
Familiarizes readers with the properties of plain concrete
and its components prior to embarking on the study of structural behavior.
Works all examples out in detail and now provides
full design examples in SI units as well as SI equivalents in all
major steps of every example in text.