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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: Lebanon Senior High School Unique Use of Lightweight Concrete for Long Circular Spans
Author(s): Vincent J. DeSimone
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 47-62
Keywords: camber; coefficient of variation; compressive strength; concrete construction; deflection; domes (structural forms); flat concrete plates; light-weight aggregate concretes; plates (structural members); quality control; reinforced concrete; roofs
Abstract:This article presents highlights of the structural analysis and design, as well as the quality and control of materials, in what is considered to be the largest circular concrete plate in the United States. A review of long term deflection control is presented with a view towards resolution of laboratory tests data in lightweight concrete with design and field practice.
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