Precast Concrete Handbook

Published by the National Precast Concrete Association Australia (NPCAA) in conjunction with the Concrete Institute of Australia, the Precast Concrete Handbook is the definitive Australian text covering the design, manufacture and installation of precast reinforced and prestressed concrete. It is an essential resource for every precast concrete project.

The new second edition:

  • Has been revised to comply with the proposed 2009 edition of AS 3600 and other relevant revised Australian Standards
  • Contains new technical data on a range of precast concrete elements, including sandwich panels
  • Provides information on using precast concrete in sustainable designs
  • Explains design impacts caused by recent changes to the Building Code of Australia
  • Contains data on the thermal performance of precast concrete elements
  • Provides data on the acoustic insulation properties of precast elements

The 460-page second edition includes:

  1. History and Application
  2. Products and Processes
  3. Materials and Material Properties
  4. Tolerances
  5. Analysis and Design of Buildings
  6. Design of Elements
  7. Connections and Fixings
  8. Design of Joints
  9. Thermal and Acoustic Properties
  10. Architectural Elements
  11. Handling, Transport and Erection
  12. Contract Issues
Precast Concrete Handbook, 2nd edition.
Precast Concrete Handbook, 2nd edition.
Precast Concrete Handbook, 2nd edition on disk.
Precast Concrete Handbook, 2nd edition on disk.
Precast Concrete Handbook, 2nd edition on disk.
Precast Concrete Handbook, 2nd edition on disk.

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Head Office

National Precast Concrete Association

6/186 Main Road

Blackwood, SA, 5051

Phone: 08 8178 0...

National Precast Concrete Association (NPCAA)

National Precast Concrete Association promotes the Australian precast concrete industry with publications, Find-A-Supplier service, seminars and tech support.

Learn more

Head Office

National Precast Concrete Association

6/186 Main Road

Blackwood, SA, 5051

Phone: 08 8178 0...

National Precast Concrete Association (NPCAA)

National Precast Concrete Association promotes the Australian precast concrete industry with publications, Find-A-Supplier service, seminars and tech support.

Learn more