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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Analysis and Design of Reinforced Concrete Guideway Structures
Author(s): ACI Committee 358
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 838-868
Keywords: box beams; concrete construction; cracking (fracturing); deformation;
fatigue (materials); guideways; loads (forces); monorail railways; partial
prestressing; precast concrete; prestressed concrete; prestress loss; rapid transit railways.
Abstract:These recommendations for analysis and design of transit guideways, reported by Committee 3.58, form a procedure for the design of reinforced and prestressed concrete guideway structures for public transit use. The document is specifically prepared to provide design guidance for transit structures. For items not covered here, the reader is referred to appropriate bridge and railroad design codes.
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