Design of Concrete Structures, 15th edition

Design of Concrete Structures, 15th edition

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Published By: McGraw-Hill


The fifteenth edition of the classic text, Design of Concrete Structures, is completely revised using the newly released 2014 American Concrete Institute (ACI) Building Code. This new edition has the same dual objectives as the previous editions: first to establish a firm understanding of the behavior of structural concrete, then to develop proficiency in the methods used in current design practice.


- Every chapter has been updated to account for the reorganization of the 2014 American Concrete institute Building Code.

- A new chapter on anchoring to concrete is included.

- A chapter on walls has been added, doubling the coverage and adding design examples.

- Diaphragms are included for the first time.

- The process of developing building design and the connection between the chapters in the text and the ACI Code is added.

- Coverage of seismic design is updated.

- Also included is the modified compression field theory method of shear design presented in the 2012 edition of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials LRFD Bridge Design Specifications.

- Chapters on yield line and strip methods for slabs are moved to the text website.

Document Details

Author: David Darwin and Charles Dolan and Arthur Nilson

Publication Year: 2002

Pages: 576.00


Categories: Design

Formats: Printed Document

Table of Contents

Chapter 1


Chapter 2


Chapter 3

Design of Concrete Structures and Fundamental Assumptions

Chapter 4

Flexural Analysis and Design of Beams

Chapter 5

Shear and Diagonal Tension in Beams

Chapter 6

Bond, Anchorage, and Development Length

Chapter 7


Chapter 8

Analysis and Design for Torsion

Chapter 9

Short Columns

Chapter 10

Slender Columns

Chapter 11

Analysis of Indeterminate Beams and Frames

Chapter 12

Analysis and Design of One-Way Slabs

Chapter 13

Analysis and Design of Two-Way Slabs

Chapter 14


Chapter 15

Footings and Foundations

Chapter 16

Retaining Walls

Chapter 17

Strut-and-Tie Models

Chapter 18

Design of Reinforcement at Joints

Chapter 19

Concrete Building Systems

Chapter 20

Seismic Design

Chapter 21

Anchoring to Concrete

Chapter 22

Prestressed Concrete

Chapter 23

Yield Line Analysis for Slabs – Online Chapter

Chapter 24

Strip Method for Slabs – Online Chapter

Appendix A

Design Aids

Appendix B

SI Conversion Factors Inch-Pound Units to SI Units



Any applicable errata are included with individual documents at the time of purchase. Errata are not included for collections or sets of documents such as the Manual of Concrete Practice (MCP). For a listing of and access to all product errata, visit the Errata page.

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