Precasting Concrete Pipe for the San Diego Aqueduct


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Title: Precasting Concrete Pipe for the San Diego Aqueduct

Author(s): D. K. Woodin

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 44

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 261-288

Keywords: none

Date: 12/1/1947

Method of precasting high and low head concrete pipe, 48 to 96 in. in diameter, for the San Diego aqueduct is described in detail, profusely illustrated. Steel cylinder and cage type of reinforcement and a combination of the two are described. Cement composition and properties and mix proportions are tabulated; vibration methods, handling and storage difficulties preparation of forms and reinforcement placing of concrete and curing conditions are disl cussed. Emphasis is on the economy of correct vi- bration processes, tablishing them. and problems encountered in establishing them.