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- 'big room' collaboration. Shutt, Craig A. // Ascent (10796983);Fall2016, p42
The article talks about the popularity of the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), stating that a IPD Agreement was signed for achieving the goal of high-quality design and construction through the use of precast concrete panels and glass-fiber-reinforced concrete (GFRC).
- Evaluation of the simplified concrete wall design equation in AS3600-2009. Fragomeni, S.; Doh, J.-H. // Australian Journal of Structural Engineering;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p253
The recently-released Australian Concrete Standard, AS3600-2009, has been extensively revised with particular emphasis on the inclusion of design rules for high-strength concrete. For the simplified design of axially-loaded concrete walls, the guidelines have been changed to include new...
- Lower Level Living. Sauter, Ed // Concrete Construction;Jun2010, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p63
The article offers information on the R-10 home insulation standard for basements recommended by the International Residential Code (IRC) in the U.S. It cites that exterior insulation systems can be merged during casting operations, the sandwich insulation systems should be positioned between...
- Determining form pressures. // Concrete Construction;Apr2006, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p58
The article presents questions and answers related to construction in the U.S. One person asked about the form pressures on the concrete pour for a 15-foot high wall. It was revealed that the updated formwork standard provides two pressures formulas, one for walls and the other one is for...
- US:. // International Construction;Nov2004, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p9
Focuses on the building standards adopted for the 7 World Trade Center high-rise building in New York City. Level of fire resistance and safety against terrorist attack; Formwork used in construction; Reinforced concrete used in the project; Steel framework.
- THE INFLUENCE OF CONCRETE JOINTS ON THE STRUCTURAL BEHAVIOR. Koyankin, A. A.; Beletskaya, V. I.; Guzhevskaya, A. I. // Proceedings of Moscow State University of Civil Engineering / Ve;2014, Issue 3, p76
The buildings made of monolithic reinforced concrete currently enjoy great popularity. Along with a great number of advantages of monolithic building, which are repeatedly listed in the works of many authors, there are many unexplored issues which require detailed consideration. The...
- Standardization. // Concrete International;Apr2004, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p92
Presents standard guides on concrete construction. Guide for concrete plant inspection and testing of ready-mixed concrete; Test method for load capacity of polymer concrete underground utility structures; Guide to formwork for construction; Building code requirements for masonry structures;...
- Free Fall of Concrete. // Concrete International;May2004, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p89
Presents a position statement from the American Society of Concrete Contractors. Techniques which minimizes the effects of concrete free fall; Studies showing that free fall from great distance do not reduce concrete quality; Position statement number.
- The Effect of Lap Splice Length on the Cyclic Lateral Load Behavior of RC Members with Low-Strength Concrete and Plain Bars. Goksu, C.; Yilmaz, H.; Chowdhury, S. R.; Orakcal, K.; Ilki, A. // Advances in Structural Engineering;May2014, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p639
Many existing reinforced concrete buildings in developing countries located in seismic areas do not possess sufficient strength and ductility characteristics to resist the effects of severe earthquakes. Among other deficiencies, improper detailing of reinforcement and poor quality of materials...