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Title: Economic Factors in Prestressed Lift-Slab
Author(s): Edward K. Rice
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 347-357
Keywords: no keywords
Abstract:The use of prestressed concrete lift slabs to obtain substantial advantage in performance of the slab is discussed. Items covered include cost trends in conventional versus lift-slab construction and factors affecting the economy of prestressed lift-slab construction including building layout, structural framing schemes, use of precast columns, connections, and prestressing layout.
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