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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: Prestressed Precast Arches for Industrial Roof
Author(s): E. R. Cancio and A. Herrera
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 937-946
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.
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