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Title: Summary of Symposium on Designing For Effects of Creep, Shrinkage, and Temperature
Author(s): Robert E. Philleo
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 247-256
Keywords: conrete technology; creep properties; reinforced concrete; shrinkage; structural design; temperature
Abstract:A summary of the papers presented in the symposium on Designing for Effects of Creep, Shrinkage, and Temperature, including: (a) the problem; (b) living with the problem; (c) data required; (d) a choice of design approach; (e) some specific recommendations. Having recognized the problem, the purpose of this symposium is to provide guidance for designers. The papers submitted suggest that there are two available approaches: 1. Design so as to avoid the problem; 2. Learn to live with it.
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