INTERNATIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES

THESE RECOMMENDATIONS COVER THE WHOLE FIELD OF JOINT CONCRETE AND STEEL ACTION, FROM REINFORCED TO PRESTRESSED CONCRETE, AS REGARDS BOTH DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION. STRUCTURAL LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETES ARE CONSIDERED ALONG WITH NORMAL AGGREGATE CONCRETES. THE INFORMATION WAS COLLECTED OVER A PERIOD OF 16 YEARS AND IS PRESENTED HERE ORGANIZED UNDER THE TITLES OF PRINCIPLES, RECOMMENDATIONS, SUPPLEMENTS AND APPENDICES. THE PRINCIPLES DEAL ONLY WITH BASIC CONCEPTS FOR USE BY COMMITTEES PREPARING NATIONAL REGULATIONS. THE RECOMMENDATIONS PROVIDE AN EXAMPLE OF THESE PRINCIPLES. DIRECT APPLICATION OF THESE RECOMMENDATIONS IS DISCUSSED. JUSTIFICATIONS AND EXPLANATIONS, GRAPHS, TABLES AND EXAMPLES INTENDED TO ASSIST THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE PRINCPLES AND RECOMMENDATIONS ARE PROVIDED IN THE SECTION ENTITLED "SUPPLEMENTS". APPENDICES WHICH WILL BE PUBLISHED AS SEPARATE VOLUMES, WILL REFER TO THE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN TYPES OF STRUCTURES. THEY WILL ALSO COVER CERTAIN SPECIAL SUBJECTS SUCH AS CONCRETE EXPOSED TO HIGH TEMPERATURES, FIRE RESISTANCE OF REINFORCED AND PRESTRESSED CONCRETE, DURABILITY, AND TERMINOLOGY.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Fip 6th Congress, Prague

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  • Publication Date: 1970-6

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 80 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00209944
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 20 1974 12:00AM