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Title: Recent Developments In Precast Joist Residence Floor Construction

Author(s): W. G. Kaiser

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 31

Issue: 5

Appears on pages(s): 499-512

Keywords: none

DOI: 10.14359/8358

Date: 5/1/1935

A symposium of five papers covering precast concrete joist floor construction, 1934.1935. Two papers are by joist manufacturers, reciting their experiences in introducing a joist precast concrete joists. A third is by manufacturer describing cast slab and precast joist in construction of pre- floors for a Tennessee Valley Authority housing project. Two papers give results of tests by the University of Michigan and the Portland Cement Association Develooment De- partment to measure bond developed between pre- cast joists and sults showed R recast and job-placed slabs. Re- suc beams. floors could be designed as T-beams.