A New Concept of Storage Bin Construction

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Title: A New Concept of Storage Bin Construction

Author(s): John M. Haeger and Sargis S. Safarian

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 64

Issue: 9

Appears on pages(s): 575-579

Keywords: bins;construction;lateral loads;post-tensioning;precast concrete;prestressed concrete;silos;structural design

Date: 9/1/1967

Abstract:
Describes the construction of a group of four precast and vertically post-tensioned bins, 16 ft in diameter, of the Ideal Cement Company terminal at Port of Palm Beach, Florida. Speed and simplicity of construction were experienced.