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

Fatigue Performance of Real-Scale Precast GFRP Reinforced Lightweight Concrete Arches

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2024

Bulbous Space Curves in Concrete

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/29/2023

Punching Shear in Prestressed Concrete Deck Slabs: A Comprehensive Study

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/1/2023

Shura Bridge Project Schedule Optimized

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 10/1/2022

Design and Driving Performance of Two GFRP-Reinforced Concrete Piles

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2022

Ultimate and Fatigue Responses of GFRP-Reinforced, UHPC-Filled, Bridge Deck Joints

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2022

TU Dresden Advances Textile-Reinforced Concrete Construction

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/1/2022

Use of Innovative Admixtures in Precast/Prestressed Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Recycled Self-Compacting Concrete: Mechanical Behavior and Durability

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Superplasticizers for Calcined Clay Blended Cements

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

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