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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: Precasting Concrete Pipe for the San Diego Aqueduct
Author(s): D. K. Woodin
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 261-288
Abstract: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.
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