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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: Precast Concrete Pit Sheeting
Author(s): Jacob Field
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 441-452
Abstract:The development of lightweight concrete slabs in place of wood planks for pit or box sheeting elimi- nates future settlements of underpinned structures when the buried sheeting rots. Practical use has dem- onstrated that concrete planks add little to the cosl of such work. A summary of the history of box sheeting and of the various types used shows the possibilities for the use of concrete in this phase of construction work.
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