Summary The book is now on the 4th edition. It has been a journey. Improving the quality of the presentation using Adobe Creative cloud publishing software and ironing out some inconsistencies and errors. There has been some interest in the book. Approximately 800 copies might have been sold over the years – not exactly capturing […]
Category: Book Updates and Corrections
Update and correction announcements.
Amendment (Chapter 2.11/pg. 122) A reader kindly drew an error to my attention. It is not a serious omission, but nevertheless may cause a little confusion to those familiar with reinforcement bar areas. In the calculation for bar area on page 122 in the main book, 20mm bars were quoted to have an area of […]
3rd Editon Due Out May/June 2016…. See previous post for a summary of the amendments… Current Copy Holders List of Amendments.. Please download: 16.05.16 (15.08.03) Summary of Amendments-issues1&2 In 2016…Exercise Book in Progress An exercise book with a series of questions with references to the book will take the reader actively through the book with […]
Forthcoming Amendments 2016 Whilst the book is primarily about approximate methods, three of the chapters, namely: 2.2 (simply supported beams), 2.3 (cantilevers) and 2.4 (continuous beams) have some errors, which do not significantly affect the explanations and answers, but nevertheless are often standard formulae and could cause confusion. The amended diagrams are shown below with […]