Historical Significance of Slender Wall Test

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Title: Historical Significance of Slender Wall Test

Author(s): James Lai

Publication: Web Session (Outdated)

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Keywords: Tilt-up, design, mid-rise construction

Date: 3/5/2010

Abstract:
Tilt-up concrete is both a frontier and a staple in the building industry. Although tilt-up is largely considered an industrial building system, today's market exhibits design and construction accomplishments that are achieved through effective collaboration of architects, engineers, and contractors. This session covers the historical significance of tilt-up design and construction, and the capabilities and technologies that enable the present and future to be dominated by this building method for low- to mid-rise construction.