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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 Features and Concrete Requirements for a Vacuum Building at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station
Author(s): R.C. Paul, D.G. Watt, N.S. Haines, and D.G. Havard
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 1321-1352
Keywords: admixtures; concretes; construction; earthquake resistant structures; joint sealers; joints (junctions); loads (forces); nuclear power plants; nuclear reactor containment; permability; post-tensioning; pressure vessels; prestressed concrete
Abstract:A summary of the design of the Pickering Generating Station near Toronto, Ontario is presented.
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