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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 Structures
Author(s): A. Amirikian
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 365-380
Abstract:Precasting is becoming a major factor in the choice of reinforced concrete as a construction mate- rial because of ever-rising cost of labor and materials. The advantages of precasting are not however con- fined to savings in cost and materials. Since it Is a planned method of constructlon, comparable to factory production, its use also assures. a better control of quality and speedier completion of the project. This article is an attempt to show how pre-casting can be utilized t o provide the framing of a great variety of structures. The first part deals with bent type of framing as used in buildings the second describes a novel type of framing consisting of precast cells, particularly suitable for floating structures.
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