Shrinkage and Temperature Reinforcement in Environmental Structures

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Title: Shrinkage and Temperature Reinforcement in Environmental Structures

Author(s): Steven R. Close

Publication: Web Session

Volume: Close.pdf

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Keywords: Liquid-containing structures, hydrostatic and seismic loading

Date: 10/23/2012

Abstract:
The objective of this session is to present the latest analytical procedures, experimental findings, and construction practice issues related to liquid-containing structures (LCS). In these structures, issues related to crack and leakage control criteria under hydrostatic and seismic loading are of main concern. An improved understanding of the behavior of these types of structures is necessary to ensuresafe and cost-effective standards. As such, simplified design procedures based on performance criteria can be developed to design and construct LCS efficiently and economically.


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