Prestressed Precast Arches for Industrial Roof

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Title: Prestressed Precast Arches for Industrial Roof

Author(s): E. R. Cancio and A. Herrera

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 57

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 937-946

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1961

Abstract:
Describes the structural design of an industrial building in Havana, Cuba, to meet special requirements. Several solutions were considered but the one selected consisted of prestressed joists and tied arches having spans up to 102 ft 6 in. Prefabrication was used to a large extent. Unit costs are also given.