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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: Industrialized Concrete Construction for HUD
Author(s): G. Robert Fuller
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 7-34
Keywords: bearing walls; collapse; concrete construction; concrete panels; continuity (structural); failure; high-rise buildings; industrialized buildings; loads (forces); masonry; precast concrete; prefabrication; project planning; residential buildings; standards
Abstract:This account of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) role in industrialized concrete construction is prefaced with a summary of the European experience, begun early in the 20th Century. . .The emphasis of the paper is on multifamily, highrise concrete construction; single-family residental construction is not addressed.
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