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Actually, I believe that Nilson, Darwin, and Dolan's book is currently
available.  The McGraw-Hill website lists it with a July 2003 publication
date and I seem to recall the McGraw-Hill local book rep offering to send
me an evalution copy when I was getting some wood text books for a
possible wood course.  I politely declined since I did not have any
knowledge or plans of teaching a concrete course in the near future, so
felt it would not be appropriate to get the book at that time.


Ypsilanti, MI

On Tue, 21 Oct 2003 GSKWY(--nospam--at) wrote:

> My personal feeling is that all of Nawy's books are embarrassingly bad.
> Although they have some entertaintment value.  Where else can you read about
> the "modulus of rapture of concrete", "gravity and wing loading", and
> "prostrating tendons"?
> The Nilson book, updated for the 2002 code, will be coming out in 2004 with
> Nilson, Charlie Dolan and Dave Darwin as authors.
> Gail Kelley

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