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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 Of Precast Buried Structures For Internal Impact Loading
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Abstract:The use of precast cut and cover construction is becoming increasingly common for applications such as rail and road tunnels. It is vital that structures should be able to withstand high accidental impact forces without collapse, but simplified design methods may not give an accurate result for the ultimate capacity of the structure under impact loads. In this paper the interaction of a precast arch structure with the surrounding soil has been considered in analysing the behaviour of the structure under impact loads.
Concrete Institute of Australia, International Partner Access.
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