Author: N. Perera (Michael Barclay Partnership)
1 July 2014
N. Perera (Michael Barclay Partnership)
The Structural Engineer, Volume 92, Issue 7, 2014, Page(s) 1
Costas Georgopoulos and Andrew Minson challenge a review (supplied by Alasdair Beal and featured in the June 2014 issue) of their recently published book.
In this paper, expressions are developed which enable the designer to determine the load bearing capacity of concentrically loaded RC columns. The novelty of the paper is not the presented nonlinear solution of RC columns, rather the approximate 'back of the envelope' expressions, which are verified for the entire practical parameter range by a numerical solution.
This month’s article from the CBDG’s Technical Committee examines the construction methods for the six basic types of precast concrete bridge.