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Author Aroni, S
Title Autoclaved Aerated Concrete - Properties, Testing and Design
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
©1993
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Descript 1 online resource (425 pages)
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online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Introduction -- Part One: Recommended Practice -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- 1.1 Scope -- 1.2 Terminology -- 1.3 Classes -- 1.4 Principles of control -- 1.5 Confidence levels and probabilities -- References -- Chapter 2: Production and structure of the material -- 2.1 Production -- 2.2 Structure of the material -- 2.3 Environmental implications -- References -- Chapter 3: Properties of the material -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Density -- 3.3 Mechanical properties of AAC -- 3.3.1 Compressive strength -- 3.3.2 Direct tensile strength -- 3.3.3 Modulus of rupture (tensile strength in bending) and splitting tensile strength -- 3.3.4 Shear strength -- 3.3.5 Fracture mechanics parameters -- 3.3.6 Deformability -- 3.4 Moisture content and moisture transfer -- 3.4.1 Introduction -- 3.4.2 Water vapour transfer -- 3.4.3 Liquid water transfer -- 3.5 Volume changes caused by temperature, moisture and load -- 3.5.1 Thermal volume change -- 3.5.2 Drying shrinkage -- 3.6 Thermal properties -- 3.6.1 Thermal conductivity -- 3.6.2 Specific heat -- 3.6.3 Behaviour at high temperatures -- 3.7 Durability -- 3.7.1 General -- 3.7.2 Resistance to freezing -- 3.7.3 Resistance to sulphate attack -- 3.7.4 Resistance to attack by liquids -- 3.7.5 Resistance to attack by gases -- 3.7.6 Resistance to attack from biological sources -- 3.8 Reinforcement -- 3.8.1 General remarks -- 3.8.2 Reinforcement requirements -- 3.8.3 Anchoring of reinforcement and bond strength -- 3.8.4 Protection of structural reinforcement against corrosion -- 3.9 Interface properties -- 3.9.1 AAC/reinforcement interface -- 3.9.2 Connections of blocks and elements -- 3.9.3 Surface finishing -- 3.10 Acoustic properties -- 3.10.1 Sound insulation -- 3.10.2 Sound absorption -- 3.11 Environmental conditions -- 3.11.1 Introduction
3.11.2 Chemical composition -- 3.11.3 Check of hazardous materials -- 3.11.4 Assessment of radioactivity -- 3.11.5 Emittance of gases -- 3.11.6 Silicosis hazards -- 3.11.7 Handling and installing -- 3.11.8 Waste from production -- References -- Chapter 4: Structural design -- 4.1 General introduction, safety and serviceability -- 4.1.1 Introduction -- 4.1.2 Level of safety -- 4.1.3 Limit states -- 4.1.4 Control of safety -- 4.2 Design principles -- 4.2.1 Ultimate limit states -- 4.2.2 Design load effects -- 4.2.3 Design resistance (capacity) -- 4.2.4 Typical global safety coefficients -- 4.2.5 Serviceability limit states -- 4.3 Control of safety by testing -- 4.3.1 Values declared by the manufacturer -- 4.3.2 Requirements for the ultimate limit state -- 4.3.3 Requirements for the serviceability limit state -- 4.3.4 Testing -- 4.3.5 Test frequency and characteristic loadbearing capacity -- Reference -- Chapter 5: Structural analysis of elements -- 5.1 General statements -- 5.2 Stress-strain relations -- 5.2.1 General -- 5.2.2 Stress-strain relation for A AC -- 5.2.3 Stress-strain relation for steel -- 5.3 Ultimate limit states -- 5.3.1 Anchorage failure -- 5.3.2 Bending failure -- 5.3.3 Shear failure -- 5.4 Serviceability limit states -- 5.4.1 Deflection -- 5.4.2 Crack formation -- 5.5 Axially loaded units -- 5.5.1 Design criteria -- 5.5.2 Loadbearing capacity -- 5.5.3 Supports -- References -- Chapter 6: Design of unreinforced masonry -- 6.1 Block masonry designed by calculations -- 6.1.1 Introduction -- 6.1.2 Scope -- 6.1.3 Basis of design -- 6.1.4 Stability -- 6.1.5 Loads -- 6.1.6 Design loads -- 6.1.7 Characteristic compressive, flexural and shear strength of AAC masonry -- 6.1.8 Partial safety factor for material strength -- 6.2 Design by calculation: detailed considerations -- 6.2.1 Slenderness ratio
6.2.2 Horizontal or vertical lateral supports -- 6.2.3 Lateral support -- 6.2.4 Effective height or length -- 6.2.5 Effective thickness -- 6.2.6 Cavity walls -- 6.2.7 Eccentricity at right angles to the wall -- 6.3 Walls subjected to vertical loading and shear -- 6.3.1 Design strength of masonry -- 6.3.2 Design vertical load resistance of walls -- 6.3.3 Calculation of ß -- 6.3.4 Design vertical load resistance of cavity walls -- 6.3.5 Walls subjected to shear forces -- 6.3.6 Concentrated loads: stresses under and close to a bearing -- 6.4 Walls subjected to lateral load -- 6.4.1 General -- 6.4.2 Support conditions and continuity -- 6.4.3 Limiting dimensions -- 6.4.4 Calculation of design moments in panels -- 6.4.5 Calculation of design moment of resistance of panels -- 6.4.6 Design lateral strength for cavity walls -- 6.5 Block masonry: designed by simple rules -- 6.5.1 Scope -- 6.5.2 Field of application -- 6.5.3 Definitions -- 6.5.4 Stability and robustness -- 6.5.5 Loads, strengths and dimensions -- 6.5.6 Thicknesses of walls -- 6.5.7 Rules for stiffening walls, piers and chimneys -- 6.5.8 Departure from the rules -- 6.5.9 Walls subjected mainly to wind load -- 6.5.10 Internal non-loadbearing walls -- 6.5.11 Chases and recesses -- 6.5.12 External walls of certain small, single-storey buildings and annexes -- References -- Chapter 7: Seismic design -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.1.1 General -- 7.1.2 Material characteristics and applications -- 7.2 Structural analysis -- 7.2.1 Building configuration -- 7.2.2 Application of seismic action -- 7.2.3 Analytical model -- 7.2.4 Equivalent static analysis -- 7.3 Design actions -- 7.4 Design and verification -- 7.4.1 Structural walls -- 7.4.2 Diaphragm effect of floors and roofs -- 7.5 Detailing, execution, use -- 7.5.1 Non-loadbearing applications, examples of tested detailing
7.5.2 Types of non-loadbearing wall installation methods -- 7.5.3 Example of details for low-rise buildings of AAC panels -- 7.5.4 Behaviour of AAC in past earthquakes -- References -- Chapter 8: Connections and fixtures -- 8.1 General requirements -- 8.2 Connections for reinforced components -- 8.2.1 Non-loadbearing horizontal wall components -- 8.2.2 Vertical wall components -- 8.2.3 Floor and roof slabs -- 8.3 Connections for masonry -- 8.3.1 Interconnection of the masonry units -- 8.3.2 Connection of supporting walls -- 8.3.3 Connection to the floors and roof -- 8.3.4 Connections for non-loadbearing walls -- 8.3.5 Connections for infill masonry of half-timber constructions -- 8.3.6 Connections for cavity walls -- 8.4 Fixtures -- 8.4.1 General -- 8.4.2 Fastening elements for non-structural applications -- 8.4.3 Fastening elements for structural applications -- References -- Chapter 9: Non-structural performance design -- 9.1 General -- 9.2 Thermal design -- 9.2.1 Introduction -- 9.2.2 Basic concepts -- 9.2.3 Thermal transmittance in steady-state conditions -- 9.2.4 Thermal inertia -- 9.2.5 Summary -- 9.3 Design for moisture -- 9.3.1 Basic concepts -- 9.3.2 Design to prevent rain penetration -- 9.3.3 Design to prevent moisture penetration from the ground -- 9.3.4 Design to prevent the accumulation of moisture -- 9.4 Design for sound requirements -- 9.4.1 Basic concepts -- 9.4.2 Design for sound insulation -- 9.5 Design of fire resistance -- 9.5.1 Basic concepts -- 9.5.2 Design for fire resistance -- 9.6 Design of surface treatments -- 9.6.1 Basic concepts -- 9.6.2 Internal finishes to roofs -- 9.6.3 External finishes to walls -- 9.6.4 Internal finishes to walls -- 9.6.5 Internal floor finishes -- 9.7 Non-loadbearing safety and serviceability -- References -- Chapter 10: Manufacturing control procedure -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 In-house control
10.2.1 Scope -- 10.2.2 Tests and test frequency -- 10.3 Supervisory control by a control agency -- 10.3.1 Scope -- 10.3.2 Inspection frequency -- 10.3.3 Inspection -- 10.3.4 Comparative tests -- 10.4 Measures to be taken in case of non-compliance -- 10.4.1 General -- 10.4.2 Consequences of in-house control -- 10.4.3 Consequences of the supervisory control -- 10.4.4 Control agency tests -- References -- Chapter 11: Execution of works and site control -- 11.1 General -- 11.1.1 Works made of blocks -- 11.1.2 Works made of reinforced AAC components -- 11.2 Handling -- 11.2.1 Blocks -- 11.2.2 Reinforced components -- 11.3 Transport to site -- 11.3.1 General -- 11.3.2 Blocks -- 11.3.3 Reinforced components -- 11.4 Storage on site -- 11.4.1 Layout -- 11.4.2 Support -- 11.4.3 Rain and snow protection -- 11.4.4 Frost protection -- 11.5 Construction -- 11.5.1 Blocks -- 11.5.2 Reinforced components -- 11.6 Site control -- Part Two: Rilem Recommendations -- Introduction to the recommendations -- List of RILEM Recommendations -- AAC 1.1 Terminology and definitions of lightweight concrete -- AAC 2.1 Determination of compressive strength of AAC from cubes -- AAC 2.2 Determination of compressive strength of AAC from cubes in a dry state -- AAC 2.3 Determination of the compressive strength of AA Cfor whole units directly after autoclaving. (Manufacturing control method) -- AAC 2.4 Determination of compressive strength for whole units of AAC in air dry condition -- AAC 2.5 Determination of the modulus of rupture of AAC -- AAC 3.1 Determination of the modulus of elasticity of AAC in compression -- AAC 4.1 Determination of the density of AAC -- AAC 5.1 Determination of drying shrinkage of AAC -- AAC 5.2 Determination of length change during moisture movement in AAC -- AAC 5.3 Determination of the creep behaviour of AAC in compression
AAC 6.1 Determination of hygroscopical desorption characteristics of AAC
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