ACI PRC-343.1-12(22) Guide for the Analysis and Design of Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Guideway Structures Reapproved 2022

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This guide presents a procedure for the design and analysis of reinforced and prestressed concrete guideway structures for public transit, and design guidance for elevated transit guideways. The engineer is referred to the appropriate highway and railway bridge design codes for items not covered in this document.

Keywords: cracking; deformation; fatigue; precast concrete; prestressed concrete; prestressing loads; reinforced concrete; vibration, guideway structures.


Document Details

Author: ACI Committee 343

Publication Year: 2012

Pages: 34

ISBN: 9780870318030

Categories: Bridges

Formats: Protected PDF/Web View, ePub, or Kindle

Table of Contents

Chapter 1—Introduction and scope



Chapter 2––Notation and definitions



Chapter 3—General design considerations


3.2—Structural considerations

3.3—Functional considerations

3.4—Economic considerations

3.5—Urban impact

3.6—Transit operations

3.7—Structure/vehicle interaction


3.9—Construction considerations

3.10—Rails and trackwork

Chapter 4—Loads


4.2—Sustained loads

4.3— Transient loads

4.4—Loads due to volumetric changes

4.5 — Exceptional loads

4.6—Construction Loads

Chapter 5—Load combinations, load factors, and strength-reduction factors


5.2—Basic assumptions

5.3—Service load combinations

5.4—Strength load combinations

Chapter 6—Serviceability design


6.2—Basic assumptions

6.3—Permissible stresses

6.4—Loss of prestress


6.6—Vibration and dynamic response

6.7—Deformations and rotations

6.8—Crack control

Chapter 7—Strength design

7.1—General design and analysis considerations

7.2—Design for flexure and axial loads

7.3—Shear and torsion

Chapter 8—References


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