PCA Notes on ACI 318-02 will help you apply the provisions of ACI 318-02 to the design and construction of concrete structures. Engineers and architects are the target audience, but PCA Notes is also a valuable aid to educators, contractors, materials and product manufacturers, building code authorities, and inspectors.
The 34 chapters in PCA Notes cover all 22 chapters of ACI 318-02 and also the appendices that deal with:
- Strut-and-tie models
- Alternative provisions for reinforced and prestressed concrete flexural and compression members
- Alternative load and strength-reduction factors
- And anchorage to concrete
Most chapters are introduced with a summary of updates related to the ACI 318-02 code revisions, and also contain numerical examples that help design professionals to better understand the application of the code requirements.