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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: Guide for Low Density Precast Concrete Floor, Roof, and Wall Units
Author(s): ACI Committee 523
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 507-512
Keywords: cellular concretes;concrete construction;concrete slabs;deflection; floors; lightweight concretes;perlite;precast concrete;prefabrication;roofs; structural design;thermal conductivity;vermaculite;walls.
Abstract:This Guide presents information on materials, fabrication, properties, design, and handling of precast concrete floor, roof, and wall slabs having oven-dry weights of 50 pcf (nom. 800 kg/m3) or less. These concretes achieve their low weight by the use of low density mineral aggregates, air, or other gases.
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