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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: Design and Construction of a Modern Parking Garage
Author(s): Walter E. Riley
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 985-994
Keywords: no keywords
Abstract:Haunched flat slab construction with round columns was used for a six-level parking garage built in Phoenix, Ariz. Approximately 137 x 200 ft, garage has ramps at a I2 percent grade. Traffic design, structural features, construction practices, and shrinkage cracking are discussed. Camber was introduced into slabs by jacking the forms while they held the finished but unhardened concrete.
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