Massive Placement Melds Technology With Economy

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Title: Massive Placement Melds Technology With Economy

Author(s): Emad Youssef

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 10

Issue: 7

Appears on pages(s): 18-21

Keywords: compacting; concrete construction; finite element method; economics; foundations; placing; post-tensioning; raft foundations; settlement (structural); structural design; subgrades; Construction

Date: 7/1/1988

Abstract:
Describes the design of a concrete foundation mat and a post-tensioned concrete superstructure that produced a rapid and economical cycle of construction. The execution of one of the largest one-day concrete placements in the Northeast is also described.