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Title: Review of Design Recommendations for Transit Guideways
Author(s): Hid Grouni
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 63-66
Keywords: guideways; load factors; prestressed concrete; rapid transit railways; reinforced concrete; structural analysis; structural design; Design
Abstract:ACI Committee 358 has recently revised and published "Analysis and Design of Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Guideway Structures," ACI 358.1R-92. New recommendations are introduced to bring the design criteria up to date and in line with current demands. Some of the design concepts that are unique to rapid transit systems are reviewed from the planning stages through design and construction.
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