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The latest is 340R-97 which covers 318-95.

Mark E. Deardorff, Structural Engineer
Burkett & Wong
San Diego, CA
> -----Original Message-----
> From: smaxwell(--nospam--at)engin.umich.edu [mailto:smaxwell(--nospam--at)engin.umich.edu]
> Sent: Friday, January 27, 2006 1:24 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: Beam design
> 
> Yeah, I realized the PCA Notes is mostly not along the line of what is in
> the AISC manual...but my memory ain't as good as it used to be so I had
> not recalled ACI 340R.  But I will also say that part of the AISC Manual
> _IS_ a bunch of examples.
> 
> I will say that I am guessing that you could buy ACI 318 and ACI 340R for
> about the same price as the AISC Manual.  The only issue that I
> potentially see is that I believe that ACI 340R lags a little (and
> sometimes a lot) behind ACI 318 in terms of updates.
> 
> Scott
> Adrian, MI
> -----Original Message-----
> 
> From:  "Sherman, William" <ShermanWC(--nospam--at)cdm.com>
> Subj:  RE: Beam design
> Date:  Fri Jan 27, 2006 11:12 am
> Size:  2K
> To:  <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> 
> Thanks for the offer Scott, but I already have those documents and I
> think I've got some duct tape at home! :-)
> 
> Actually, I would not consider the PCA Notes to be a design aid of the
> type included for steel in the AISC Manual - rather I would need to bind
> ACI 340R ("ACI Design Handbook") to  ACI 318 to have an equivalent
> document.  That document has numerous design charts, as well as
> examples.  The PCA Notes have good design examples and commentary but
> not much in the way of design charts.  Perhaps ACI should consider a
> discount on these two documents purchased together for an equivalent
> "Concrete Design Manual"!
> 
> 
> William C. Sherman, PE
> (Bill Sherman)
> CDM, Denver, CO
> Phone: 303-298-1311
> Fax: 303-293-8236
> email: shermanwc(--nospam--at)cdm.com
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Scott Maxwell [mailto:smaxwell(--nospam--at)engin.umich.edu]
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2006 10:40 AM
> > To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > Subject: RE: Beam design
> >
> > Bill,
> >
> > You can always buy the ACI 318/PCA Notes set for about the
> > same price as the AISC manual if you want that "warm fuzzy"
> > of having a design aid/example package with your concrete
> > code! ;-)  Of course, they won't be bound together...but I
> > could maybe call my buddy at ACI and have them duct-tape bind
> > them together if you ordered them and then they would be
> > bound together!  <grin>  Just let me know if you want that.
> > Heck, I could also ship you a nice roll of duct tape and you
> > could bind them together yourself!  ;-)
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Scott
> > Adrian, MI
> 
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