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Title: Precast Prestressed Lightweight Concrete Construction
Author(s): Arthur M. James
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 1025-1034
Keywords: no keywords
Abstract:Design, fabrication, and erection of precast and prestressed floor and roof beams and slabs of lightweight expanded shale concrete are described. A discussion of the lastic modulus of expanded shale concrete is based on measured camber at prestressing. Cost data on the beams and slabs and a yard test of one prestressed beam are included.
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