Precast Concrete Handbook

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 updated to AS 3600 (2009) and other relevant revised Australian Standards, where deemed appropriate. *
  • 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 concrete elements.

* Chapter 7.10 is based on ACI318.

Discounted prices are available for students (student disc only), National Precast and Concrete Institute Members, by contacting SAI Global on telephone 131 242 or fax order to 1300 65 49 49.