Economic Factors in Prestressed Lift-Slab Construction*

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Title: Economic Factors in Prestressed Lift-Slab Construction*

Author(s): Edward K. Rice

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 55

Issue: 9

Appears on pages(s): 347-357

Keywords: no keywords

Date: 9/1/1958

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.