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PCA Notes on ACI 318-08 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete with Design Applications

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: M. E. Kamara, L. C. Novak, B. G. Rabbat

Year: 2008

Pages: 1026

Price: $90.00

The tenth edition of the classic PCA publication updated to reflect code changes introduced Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, ACI 318-08, and Commentary, ACI 318R-08. All design examples in this text have been revised to reflect the new notation and terminology, load and strength reduction factors, and the unified design provisions for reinforced and prestressed concrete members under flexure and axial load. An alternative torsion design method is summarized and its application illustrated through an example. Enhanced provisions for the design of anchors are described, and their application is illustrated through several examples.


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PCA Notes on ACI 318-05 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete with Design Applications

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: M. E. Kamara, B. G. Rabbat

Year: 2005

Pages: 1008

Price: $95.00

PCA Notes on ACI 318-05 will help you apply the provisions of ACI 318-05 to the design and construction of concrete structures. Prepared with the engineers and architects in mind, PCA Notes is also a valuable aid to educators, undergraduate and graduate students, contractors, materials and product manufacturers, building code authorities, and inspectors.


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Simplified Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: M. E. Kamara, L. C. Novak

Year: 2011

Pages: 330

Price: $65.00

This new, fourth edition presents practicing engineers with timesaving analysis, design, and detailing methods of primary framing members of a reinforced concrete building. Revised and updated to ACI 318-11, it incorporates seismic and wind load provisions to comply with the International Building Code (2009 IBC). All equations, design aids, graphs, and code requirements have been updated to the current codes. Expanded illustrations of the theory and fundamentals and new timesaving design aids were added to include a wider range of concrete strengths. Also contains a new chapter on sustainable design.


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Simplified Design: Reinforced Concrete Buildings of Moderate Size and Height

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: Iyad Alsamsam, M. E. Kamara

Year: 2004

Pages: 300

Price: $65.00

Learn timesaving analysis, design, and detailing methods for reinforced concrete buildings. Methods presented are applicable to concrete buildings of any size and height, and are particularly economical for heights of one- to seven-stories. Significant guidance is provided for preliminary design and overall structural economy through formwork and reinforcement details.


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Seismic Detailing of Concrete Buildings

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: David Fanella

Year: 2007

Pages: 80

Price: $55.00

This publication contains a comprehensive summary of the seismic detailing requirements contained in Chapter 21 of Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (318-05) and Commentary (318R-05), which is adopted by reference in the 2006 International Building Code.


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Seismic and Wind Design of Concrete Buildings

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: S.K. Ghosh

Year: 2009

Pages: 560

Price: $75.00

This publication is an essential resource to comprehend the basic considerations for the design of concrete buildings for earthquake and wind forces. It covers the seismic and wind design provisions of the 2009 IBC/ASCE 7-05/ACI 318-08. Application of the seismic and wind provisions is illustrated by designing and detailing typical structural members in buildings that are located in areas of low, moderate, and high seismic risk on different types of soil.


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Seismic and Wind Design of Concrete Buildings

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: S.K. Ghosh, Qiang Shen

Year: 2006

Pages: 560

Price: $50.00

This publication is an essential resource to comprehend the basic considerations for the design of concrete buildings for earthquake and wind forces. It covers the seismic and wind design provisions of the 2006 IBC/ASCE 7-05. Application of the seismic and wind provisions is illustrated by designing and detailing typical structural members in buildings that are located in areas of low, moderate, and high seismic risk on different types of soil.


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CRSI Design Handbook + CD-ROM

Publisher: Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI)

Author: Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI)

Year: 2008

Pages: 600

Price: $299.95

The 10th edition of the most comprehensive reference book for cast-in-place reinforced concrete design since 1952. Complete tabulated design and detailing of the most common reinforced concrete structural members such as columns, beams, footings, pile caps, retaining walls, and floor slab systems. Include the Unified Design concepts presented in ACI 318-08 and many simplified and practical design concepts.

Comes with a companion CD, allowing the ability to search and print specific tables for incorporation into calculations. Dedicated chapters provide extensive detailed design for one-way slabs, standard and wide module joist construction, two solid flat plates and flat slabs, waffle slbas.


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PCI Design Handbook, Precast and Prestressed Concrete - 6th Edition

Publisher: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI)

Author: None

Year: 2004

Pages: 736

Price: $95.00

The sixth edition of this definitive publication has been revised to reflect the most recent changes in building codes and standards. The handbook provides easy-to-follow design procedures, numerical examples, and design aids. Published by the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. 2004, 750 pages.


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LRFD Design of Cast-in-Place Concrete Bridges

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: Elissa Schneider

Year: 2006

Pages: 142

Price: $45.00

This book presents step-by-step analysis and design procedures for cast-in-place bridge superstructures with minimal use of computer software. All procedures are in accordance to AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications. Includes five detailed design examples.


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Concrete Floors on Ground

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: J. A. Farny, S. M. Tarr

Year: 2008

Pages: 239

Price: $95.00

Geared to designers, this expanded fourth edition describes the design, construction, and repair of concrete floors on ground emphasizing attaining balance among service requirements, cost, and maintenance to achieve long-term results. Various factors affecting slab thickness and other design elements such as joints and subgrade are considered.


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Concrete Masonry Handbook for Architects, Engineers, Builders

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: J. A. Farny, J. M. Melander, W.C. Panarese

Year: 2008

Pages: 304

Price: $75.00

From proven practices to innovations in materials and methods, this book delivers sound technical information on design and construction with concrete masonry. Includes descriptions of constituent materials such as masonry units, mortar, and grout, and provides an introduction to the structural behavior of masonry.


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Blast Resistant Design Guide for Reinforced Concrete Structures

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: M. E. Kamara, D McCann, S Smith

Year: 2009

Pages: 152

Price: $65.00

This guide provides structural engineers with a practical treatment of the design of cast-in-place reinforced concrete structures to resist the effects of blast loads. Readers will be able to understand the principles of blast-resistant design, determine the kind and degree of resistance a structure needs, and specify the materials and details required to provide it. Guidelines are provided for detailing requirements for blast resistance and detailing philosophy and reinforcement splicing are introduced for columns, beams, slabs, walls and joints. It includes a final chapter devoted to design methods that can protect structures against progressive collapse.


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Prevention of Progressive Collapse in Multistory Concrete Buildings

Publisher: N/A

Author: Steven M. Baldridge, S.K. Ghosh, Francis K. Humay

Year: 2009

Pages: 324

Price: $50.00

Recent world events have heightened public awareness of building safety and security issues. Engineers are now often faced with considering the prevention of progressive collapse in multistory building design. The most prevalent design guidance currently available on this topic is provided by two federal agencies - the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Department of Defense (DoD).


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Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 14th Edition

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: S.H. Kosmatka, M. L. Wilson

Year: 2016

Pages: 360

Price: $90.00

For more than 85 years, the publication has been the cement and concrete industry's primary reference on concrete technology. The fully revised 15th edition published in 2011 highlights the many advances that have occurred in the past decade while providing a concise, current reference on the fundamentals of concrete technology and construction. This book is a must have for anyone involved with concrete.


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Mass Concrete for Buildings and Bridges

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: John Gajda

Year: 2007

Pages: 33

Price: $65.00

Due to the increasingly common use of fast-track construction practices and high-performance concretes with high cementitious contents, mass concrete issues are being experienced in typical bridge and building placements. Understanding the causes of mass concrete issues (high internal temperatures and temperature-related cracking) is the key to producing a structure that provides many years of service. This document provides practical guidance to aid in understanding mass concrete, how to manage concrete temperatures, and prevent or minimize temperature-related cracking.


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Finishing Concrete with Color and Texture

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: S.H. Kosmatka

Year: 2004

Pages: 63

Price: $35.00

This book is a basic guide for planning and constructing decorative finishes on concrete slabs, including exposed aggregate finishes, textured finishes, geometric patterns, white concrete floors, colored finishes, jointing and curing. While intended primarily for contractors it is also beneficial for architects, engineers and inspectors.


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Rectangular Concrete Tanks

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Year: 1998

Pages: 189

Price: $75.00

Conventionally reinforced (nonprestressed) concrete tanks have been used extensively in municipal and industrial facilities for decades. The design of these structures requires that attention be given not only to strength requirements, but to serviceability requirements as well. This edition of the book has been written after complete reanalysis for the design coefficients and update for the latest codes and standards. Additional tables giving design coefficients for twisting moments have been included for the first time.


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Effect of Cement Characteristics on Concrete Properties

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Year: 2005

Pages: 44

Price: $35.00

This publication provides information on how the properties of fresh and hardened concrete are related to cement properties and characteristics. Summary tables compare the changes in characteristics of cement with predicted or observed concrete behavior.


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Design of Liquid-Containing Concrete Structures for Earthquake Forces

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Year: 2002

Pages: 54

Price: $35.00

This publication is a guide for the design and detailing of concrete liquid-containing structures for earthquake forces according to the model building codes. It covers rectangular and circular tanks with non-flexible and flexible wall-to-base slab connections.


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Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Year: 1998

Pages: 55

Price: $35.00

The objective of this publication is to summarize the current state of the art in FRC technology. Fiber reinforced concrete (FRC) is portland cement concrete with randomly distributed fibers. Fabrication techniques, material properties, and applications associated with several different FRC systems are discussed.


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Effects of Substances on Concrete and Guide to Protective Treatments

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: B Kerkhoff

Year: 2001

Pages: 36

Price: $35.00

Portland cement concrete is durable in most natural environments; however, concrete is sometimes used in ares such as chemical processing plants where it is exposed to substances that can attack and deteriorate it. This publication discusses the effects of many substances on concrete and provides guidelines to protective treatment.


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High-Strength Concrete

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: J. A. Farny, W.C. Panarese

Year: 1994

Pages: 56

Price: $35.00

High-strength concrete (HSC) is the current state-of-the-art in concrete construction. A versatile material, HSC possesses desirable properties other than high strength. This publication covers the types, dosages and uses of chemical and mineral admixtures, discussions on strengths, elasticity and durability, current and future applications and much more. HSC is also specified where reduced weight is important or architectural considerations require smaller load-carrying elements.


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Concrete Floor Systems

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: David Fanella

Year: 2000

Pages: 43

Price: $35.00

This publication provides preliminary estimates of material quantities for cast-in-place concrete floor systems for a variety of span and loading conditions. A must for engineers, architects and contractors alike in selecting the most economical concrete floor system quickly and accurately.


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Circular Concrete Tanks Without Prestressing

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Year: 1993

Pages: 56

Price: $35.00

This publication is an essential guide for the design of circular concrete tanks without prestressing. Topics covered include: loading conditions, design methods, wall thickness, reinforcement, crack control, design of tank walls, design of roof slabs, effect of variation in wall thickness, temperature variation in tank walls, and design of base slabs. A detailed design example is given as well as a list of references pertaining to the design and analysis of tanks.


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Design of Concrete Beams for Torsion

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: David Fanella, B. G. Rabbat

Year: 1997

Pages: 100

Price: $65.00

This publication will aid engineers and designers in the proper application of the torsion design provisions revised in the 1995 edition of the ACI 318 design standard. A set of design aids are provided to efficiently design and detail concrete beams subjected to the combined effects of flexure, shear, and torsion. To illustrate proper application of design provisions and the use of design aids completely worked-out examples are provided.


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Vintage Steel Reinforcement

Publisher: Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI)

Author: Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI)

Year: 2014

Pages: 352

Price: $85.00

A comprehensive and invaluable treatise on all forms of steel reinforcement employed in the design and construction of reinforced concrete of long ago serving to eradicate the problem of lack of documentation for existing old or vintage reinforced concrete structures.


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Strength and Design of Ancourage to Concrete

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Year: 1999

Pages: 88

Price: $79.05

This publication will assist in the implementation of the design provisions for anchorage to concrete. Includes examples illustrating provisions for single and group anchors, subject to tension, shear, or combined tension and shear; with or without eccentricity; and with or without edge effects.


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Insulating Concrete Forms Construction

Publisher: McGraw Hill

Author: Not Provided

Year: 2004

Pages: 206

Price: $45.00

Insulating Concrete Forms (ICFs) presents opportunity to expand business by a providing superior product that is flexible, super-insulated and has a core of steel reinforcing concrete. This publication will guide contractors, engineers and architects to the advantages of working with ICF. Includes information on the properties and construction process of ICFs, on the suppliers, training, scholarships and future of the ICF Industry and more.


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Long-Span Concrete Floor Systems

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: David Fanella

Year: 2000

Pages: 101

Price: $80.00

This publication provides preliminary estimates of material quantities for the banded-beam and wide-module joist floor systems for various span and loading conditions. It is an essential guide for engineers, architects and contractors to select the most economical long-span concrete floor systems quickly and accurately.


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Guide Specification for the High Performance Concrete for Bridges

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Year: 2005

Pages: 64

Price: $35.00

This publication is intended to serve as a guide for developing specifications for all high performance concretes supplied for highway bridges, whether produced by a ready mix supplier, a general contractor, or in a permanent plant of a precast concrete manufacturer. A must for an engineer who works either directly or indirectly for a state or local highway authority or other bridge owner, or for a contractor to a state or local highway authority or bridge owner. Throughout the specification AASHTO standards are given as primary.


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LRFD Design of Cast-in-Place Concrete Bridges

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Year: 2006

Pages: 156

Price: $45.00

The purpose of this bulletin is to assist bridge engineers in the proper application of the new bridge design specifications to the short-span cast-in-place concrete bridges. The design of cast-in-place bridge superstructures to the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications is presented. The emphasis is on step-by-step analysis and design procedures with minimal use of computer software. Five detailed design examples include: simple span flat slab bridge, simple span T-beam bridge, three span flat slab bridge, three span T-beam bridge, and deck overhang.


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PCA100-2017, Prescriptive Design of Exterior Concrete Walls for One- and Two- Famiy Dwellings

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Year: 2014

Pages: 248

Price: $100.00

The provisions of this standard apply to the design and construction of concrete footings, foundation walls, and above-grade walls, both load bearing and non-load bearing, for detached one- and two- family dwellings, multiple dwellings, and one-story buildings of other occupancy groups assigned to Seismic Design Category A. This standard is in compliance with the 2018 international residential code (IRC).


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Reinforcing Bar Detailing

Publisher: Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI)

Author: Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI)

Year: 2015

Pages: 326

Price: $208.00

Published loose leaf in a 3-ring binder, this heavily illustrated textbook presents fundamentals and best practices in the preparation and creation of reinforced concrete placing drawings and related documents. For industrial on-the-job training programs as well as ­colleges, ­technical and vocational schools. The manual covers materials, specifications, placing drawings, and current detailing practices for reinforced concrete construction. This definitive book for detailing of reinforcing bars instructs the Detailer in preparation of placing drawings, and bar lists used in the fabrication of reinforcing bars. Basic, accepted practices covering fundamentals and applications of reinforcing bar detailing are also included.


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Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: S.H. Kosmatka

Year: 2012

Pages: 460

Price: $63.75

This book presents the properties of concrete as needed in concrete construction, including strength and durability. All concrete ingredients (cementing materials, water, aggregates, admixtures, and fibers) are reviewed for their optimal use in designing and proportioning concrete mixtures. Applicable ASTM, AASHTO and ACI standards are referred extensively. The use of concrete from design to batching, mixing, transporting, placing, consolidating, finishing and curing is addressed. Concrete sustainability, along with special concretes, including high-performance concretes, are also reviewed.


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Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures

Publisher: Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Author: S.H. Kosmatka

Year: 2016

Pages: 520

Price: $70.00

For 100 years, PCA has provided technical guidance to the concrete practitioner on how to design and control concrete mixtures. Many advances have been made in concrete technology over the decades ranging from new materials and testing methods, to improved concrete properties and construction practices. Concrete construction today follows a mantra of quicker, stronger, more durable, more resilient, and more sustainable. This 16th edition presents that story and provides a concise, current reference on concrete, including the many advances that occurred since the last edition. Also including a 30 percent increase in new information with new chapters on concrete pavements and structures illustrating where concrete meets the needs of modern society.


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Concrete Design Handbook

Publisher: Cement Association of Canada

Author: Cement Association of Canada CAC

Year: 2016

Pages: 1048

Price: $196.00

The Handbook addresses the analysis and design of reinforced concrete structural and includes the CSA A23.3-14, Design of concrete structures. In accordance with the 2015 National Building Code of Canada. Major changes in this 4th edition include: revised provisions for determining the resistance of compression member in Clause 10; new provisions on the termination of longitudinal reinforcement in flexural tension zones; revised provisions for determining the critical shear section near supports and refined strut-and-tie modals in Clause 11; a complete reorganization of Clause 21 with new provisions for shear walls, tilt-up walls and frames, foundations and members not considered part of the seismic force resisting system; and new provisions for adhesive anchors and revised earthquake provisions in Annex D on anchorage.