Best Reference Books – Behaviour of RC Structures

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Behaviour of RC Structures subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Behaviour of RC Structures along with reviews.

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1. “Behavior of Macromolecules (Advances in Polymer Science)” by R C Arridge and P J Barham

“Behavior of Macromolecules (Advances in Polymer Science)” Book Review: This book is a guide for chemistry students who want to study about macromolecules. Macromolecules are composed of thousands of covalently bonded atoms such as protein. It explains about the four major classes of biological macromolecules (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acid). It depicts the structure of macromolecules adsorbed on interfaces. Next, it shows polymer elasticity and describes discrete and continuum models. Later, secondary relaxations in glassy polymers and subtopics of hydrophilic polymethacrylates and polyacrylates have been the center of focus.

2. “Modeling of Inelastic Behavior of RC Structures Under Seismic Loads” by P Shing and Tada-aki Tanabe

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“Modeling of Inelastic Behavior of RC Structures Under Seismic Loads” Book Review: This book helps the reader evaluate performance of damage and plasticity formulations for concrete. This is to capture degradation in concrete materials subjected to simple shear. This has been done by exploring two important topics. The first one is the pressure-sensitivity of different plasticity and damage formulations. And the second one is the failure properties of diffuse and localized failure modes. Results from carried out experiments have been cited.

3. “Theoretical Study of Hybrid Masonry: Rc Structure Behaviour Under Lateral Earthquake Loading” by Yi Ouyang

“Theoretical Study of Hybrid Masonry: Rc Structure Behaviour Under Lateral Earthquake Loading” Book Review: This book proposes a hybrid masonry RC(HMR) structure, whose working mechanism is different from that of a Confined Masonry(CM) structure. It tells about the modifications needed in CM structure for EQ(earthquake) resistance. It studies the Reinforced Concrete(RC) structure behaviour under lateral earthquake loading. It discusses how RC members( tie beams and columns) will oppose most of the gravity load in the HMR structure. Series of experimental tests and finite element(FE) simulation have been conducted to probe the mechanical behaviours in HMR structures. It shows how HMR structures will not collapse in the absence of masonry wall panels.

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4. “International Conference on Mathematical Biology 2007: ICMB07 (AIP Conference Proceedings)” by E Saion and Kamel A M Atan
5. “Seismic Behaviour and Design of Irregular and Complex Civil Structures (Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering)” by Oren Lavan and Mario De Stefano

“Seismic Behaviour and Design of Irregular and Complex Civil Structures (Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering)” Book Review: Numerous contributions from authors of multiple countries have formed this comprehensive text. It reflects on how poor structural irregularities cause significant damage to buildings. These regularities are very difficult to find. This book provides an optimal review on this crucial problem. It discusses the aspects of ground rotations, analysis, design, control and monitoring of irregular structures. Numerical Analysis of Seismic Ground Rotations from Wave Passage Effects has been done. It also discusses the impact of Seismic Rotational Components on Symmetric Structures. Lastly, it talks about the influence of variability of concrete mechanical properties on the seismic response of existing RC framed structures.

6. “Evolution and Learning” by R C Bolles

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“Evolution and Learning” Book Review: The purpose of this book is to encourage readers to look more carefully at the mechanisms that make learning an evolutionary consideration and evolution a learning theory consideration. First, it talks about nativism, naturalism and niches. Then it discusses Charles Darwin’s famous theories like Lamarckian theory of habit, Darwin-Wallace conditioning theory, etc. It discusses the history of behavioural research. Learning and Adaptation in Food-Storing Birds is a chapter based on the adaptive use of learning. Next a comparative study of taste aversion learning in humans and other vertebrates has been done. The Phylogeny of Information Processing has also been spoken about in this book. Aversively Motivated Behavior and Reproductive Behavior are two areas which have been explored in detail.

7. “Theory And Design Of R. C. C. Structures” by G Singh

“Theory And Design Of R. C. C. Structures” Book Review: The target audience of this book is the students of degree diploma, A.M.I.E. and architecture students of civil engineering. Composed completely in S.I units based on the new codes of practice, it gives information about the theory and design of Reinforced Cement Concrete(RCC) structures. It starts off with talking about plain concrete and the theory of singly reinforced R.C.C. beams. Next it talks about shear stresses in beams and design of singly reinforced beams. Moving on to theory and design of doubly reinforced R.C.C. beams, it also speaks on the topic of flat slabs, two-way slabs and hollow slabs. Pile Foundations, design of stairs, retaining walls, water tanks, rectangular tanks, etc are some of the main highlights of this book. Ultimate theory about the design of R.C.C. bridges, pipes and chimneys is given towards the end.

8. “A 3D Hypoelastic Model of Rc Structure Using Lower Order Eas Elements” by Prof Somnath Ghosh and Amiya K Samanta

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“A 3D Hypoelastic Model of Rc Structure Using Lower Order Eas Elements” Book Review: The book presents a drafting of hypo-elasticity Reinforced Concrete (RC) frame model with bond-slip. A 3D analysis of simply supported RC beams and the frames using finite element technique, has been carried out. Load deformation and Internal Stresses in elastic and nonlinear regime have been forecasted by Enhanced Assumed Strain(EAS) formulation. The models and analysis methods used have been described in detail. A wide gap has been seen in the results found numerically and those found experimentally. This book has tried to narrow that aperture.

9. “Corrosion of Rc Structures Under Severe Environmental Actions” by Dr Raja Rizwan Hussain

“Corrosion of Rc Structures Under Severe Environmental Actions” Book Review: This book tries to address one of the major problems of corrosion of Reinforced Concrete(RC) structures. It talks about how chloride and high temperature environments lead to quickened corrosion. It also talks about how we can quantify the amount of corrosion. This will help in predicting the service life of RC structures. The increase in electrochemical reaction rate of corrosion happens due to several factors at work listed in this book. This book also provides insights on how the experimental data for the coupled effect of chloride and temperature on corrosion of reinforcement, is limited.

10. “Effects on Ultimate Capacity for Rc Framed Structure” by Singh Sabin

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“Effects on Ultimate Capacity for Rc Framed Structure” Book Review: Corrosion of steel reinforcement leads to deterioration of Reinforced Concrete (RC) structures. And this book explains that the maximum base shear that the structure can resist a given load is called the ultimate capacity of a structure. It explains the various factors like beam size, beam reinforcement, column size and column reinforcement through which the ultimate capacity can be modified. The effect of these parameters has been shown in detail. The Pushover Analysis(Non Linear Static Analysis) has been discussed which is used to find the ultimate capacity. All this data has been portrayed in tabulated and graphical form in this book.

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