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The handbook standardizes procedures and provides a common language for the designer, owner, and manufacturer. Contents are based on the ACI Building Codes.
Recent changes in the building codes and standards issued by ASCE, ACI, and IBC, are the most significant in 40 years, according to some code experts. Practicing structural engineers and architects must keep up with these changes.
The Sixth Edition of the PCI Design Handbook on Precast and Prestressed Concrete provides easy-to-follow design procedures, newly formatted numerical examples, and both new and updated design aids using ASCE 7-02, ACI 318-02, the Third edition of the AISC Steel Manual and IBC 2003.
Every designer needs to have this indispensable publication at their fingertips for quick reference.