Precast Concrete

Definition: concrete cast elsewhere than its final position.- ACI Concrete Terminology


Precast concrete is reinforced concrete constructed by industrialized methods. It is characterized by dividing the building into components, which are manufactured in a precast concrete plant, and transported by special transportation equipment to the site. Precasting reduces construction time because the manufacturing of the elements is carried out beforehand. Precast concrete is reinforced with either reinforcing bars, strands with high tensile strength, or a combination of both.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON PRECAST CONCRETE

Cliffs of Concrete

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 1/1/2021

US 41 over North Creek; FRP Reinforced Concrete Two-Span Flat Slab Bridge and CFRP-Prestressed Concrete/GFRP Reinforced Substructure and Bulkhead Wall System

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 1/1/2021

6-Span CFRP-PC/GFRP-RC Bridge over Placido Bayou

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 1/1/2021

World’s Largest Cricket Stadium

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 10/1/2020

On “Brittle Failures in Precast Parking Structures”

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 10/1/2020

Optimization of partially prefabricated HyFRC slabs

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Structural behavior of precast tunnel segments with macro-synthetic fibers during TBM operations: a numerical study

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Structural behavior of prestressed Ultra-High Performance Fibre-Reinforced Concrete beams with and without openings: comparison between experimental results and finite element modelling techniques

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

UHPFRC Precast slabs and field-cast joints of the Isabey- Darnley pedestrian bridge

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Segmental Lining Design using Macro Synthetic Fibre Reinforcement

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

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