The 4th Edition of the Concrete Design Handbook, the premier guide for concrete design in Canada, covers many aspects of the structural design of conventionally reinforced and prestressed concrete buildings. Written by the members of the CSA A23.3 Technical Committee, it offers a comprehensive analysis of the CSA Group standard A23.3-14, Design of concrete structures, and addresses the design of reinforced concrete structural elements in accordance with the Standard. The Concrete Design Handbook also includes a complete copy of the CSA Group A23.3-14 design standard, and the Explanatory Notes to the Standard.
This new edition reflects changes made to the CSA Group standard A23.3-14 and aligns with the 2015 National Building Code of Canada. It supersedes the 3rd Edition printed in 2006. The 4th Edition can be purchased through Orderline.
In order to keep the volume of the Handbook to a reasonable size, a number of the design aids which form part of this Handbook are not included in the printed version but are now available as a free download below. The files may be downloaded for each of the Chapters noted below separately or as one comprehensive file.
- Chapter 1 – General: Additional Design Aids
- Chapter 5 – Slabs: Additional Design Aids
- Chapter 7 – Short Columns: Additional Design Aids
- Chapter 12 – Anchorage: Additional Design Aids
- Complete package of Additional Design Aids
Printing errata for the 3rd and 4th Editions of the Concrete Design Handbook are available through the links below.