CEU Innovation and Resilience with Precast Concrete

CEU Innovation and Resilience with Precast Concrete


CE Center - Concrete Innovations - BNP Media

Compressive strength of geopolymer concrete is comparable to portland cement concrete or higher, and strength gain is generally faster with strengths of 3,500 psi or higher at 24 hours. Compressive strengths at 28 days have shown to be 8,000 to 10,000 psi. Research shows that geopolymer concrete has lower drying shrinkage, lower heat of

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PDF) Progressive Collapse Resistance of Precast Concrete

Among existing precast concrete structures, unbonded post-tensioning precast concrete structure is one of innovation dry connection structural systems, which no casting at the connections on site.

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European Standard for concrete structures is revised | BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has revised BS EN 206 Concrete – Specification, performance, production and conformity. The European Standard applies to concrete for structures cast in situ, precast structures, and structural precast products for buildings and civil engineering structures.

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Webinars - Precast Concrete Manufacturers Association

These webinars are designed to fit into a lunch hour. Presented live by industry experts on a variety of topics from design and construction to sustainability and more. Earn CEU's by participating in an AIA approved educational program, in one hour or one and half hour formats, from the comfort of your own armchair.

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Advances in precast concrete design | Aggregates Business

Advances in precast concrete element design is helping to improve environmental performance, deliver complex designs and speed up work on site Concrete used to be thought of as a dull, grey and utilitarian construction material, but the latest precast techniques are helping to change that perception. Today the dramatic forms of new buildings and structures across Europe are being delivered

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Taracon Precast offers dynamic textures and features

Oct 08,  · Taracon Precast offers dynamic textures and features Selecting precast concrete products brings unparalleled strength, durability, resilience, and cost savings to any construction project. Taracon Precast knows that in order to truly bring your building structure vision to life, aesthetic versatility is key; that’s why our finishes and textures allow design creativity to steal the show. []

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CEU Articles - Technical Resource CEU Education

Jul 08,  · CEU: Innovation and Resilience with Precast Concrete Precast concrete advancements and attributes help designers achieve performance, life safety, and welfare goals Amanda Voss

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Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute accepting entries

May 16,  · The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) is now accepting entries for its PCI Design Awards, recognizing design excellence, innovation, and construction quality using precast concrete. The deadline to submit a project for consideration is September 18, . All winning projects will be showcased at the PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference at The Precast []

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Jan. CEU: Precast Innovation - PCI

Jan. CEU: Precast Innovation Innovation and Resilience Precast concrete advancements and attributes help designers achieve performance, life safety, and welfare goals.

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REINFORCED EARTH - Terre-Armée

The precast concrete retaining wall This consolidated counterfort solution meets the requirements of walls built on footings. TECHBOX® The precast concrete box system This solution is used to build a box structure under backfill. Reinforced Earth offers its clients optimised state-of-the-art solutions. Our baseline services

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Precast concrete | Tarmac

Precast concrete. With a dedicated precast concrete manufacturing plant located at Stamford near Peterborough, Tarmac has the capability to supply off site manufactured precast segments into the construction sector. Since , the site has supplied precast tunnel segments into the Thames Tideway Tunnel. Precast concrete is produced by casting

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Wood's resilience | Building Performance | naturally:wood

The building’s concrete cor e serves as a counterbalan ce, dissipating seismic forces and minimizing d a mage to the structure. When it comes to high-rise wood construction something called a rocking wal l— made from c ross- l aminated t imber (CLT) and designed with post-tensioned cables —can deliver resilient seismic performance .

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Amy Street Rail Overbridge | Beca

The original Amy Street rail overbridge was built in 1921. A two-span bridge over the railway line, it carried two lanes of traffic with narrow footpaths either side. Fast forward to - traffic had increased and this caused congestion. Auburn Council knew the bridge needed to be upgraded from two lanes to four to improve traffic flow and

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STRUCTURE magazine | NAVFAC Delivers Resilient Remote Hangar

The long span across the main hangar door opening, combined with heavy concrete roof and precast concrete cladding loads, required a steel box truss that protrudes 15 feet above the main hangar roof. This step-up creates a parapet-like effect on the hangar's main roof, resulting in extremely high uplift and downward wind pressures.

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Latest News - Page 2 - American Concrete Pipe Association

Latest News, News Releases. Jeffery (Jeff) Hite became Chair of the American Concrete Pipe Association on March 26, with a mandate to implement the association's strategic plan. Jeff is Director Technical Promotions at Rinker Materials, Houston, Texas responsible for the management of eight engineers with responsibilities in twenty states.

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AIA Courses + Webinars - Concrete Products Group

This presentation teaches participants the concrete masonry wall system options available for school construction, compares the performance and cost of concrete masonry vs. framed construction, identifies the safety, security and resilience advantages of concrete masonry, and introduces how coated masonry wall systems can offer benefits for interiors spaces requiring durability or heightened

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About Us|Concrete Head Eye Anchor ...

Our company has always focused on research, development and innovation, and has recently developed new shuttering magnet products. In , we attained ISO9001 quality management certification. In we arrained CE certificate according to CEN/TR 15728:2008. EATHU PRECAST will initiate the second phase of our development strategy.

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Cementing a Partnership | College of Design

Creations in Concrete, a new ARC 503/CE 675 studio that started in Spring of , brought together architecture and civil engineering students to study precast concrete. It's a type of concrete that, unlike standard concrete, is poured into a mold and cast before being transported to a building's construction site.

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The Little Green Book of Concrete ... - British Precast

Apr 16,  · The Little Green Book covers a range of topics including precast’s low carbon footprint, resilience to climate change as well as its benefits to the local and regional circular economy. It outlines what precast concrete can offer to the architect, the engineer, the client, the financier and the insurer by summarising over one hundred

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CON/SPAN O-Series Bridge System by Contech

With a history of innovation and experience, Contech has taken precast buried bridge systems to the next level with the optimization of the CON/SPAN ® O-Series®. Requiring less concrete per open area than any other precast buried bridge structure, the O-Series is the ideal blend of hydraulic efficiency and structural capacity.

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AltusGroup to highlight ARCIS ultra-thin precast concrete

May 11,  · AltusGroup, a collaboration of innovation-focused, North American precasters, will showcase its latest innovations in precast, including ARCIS™ rainscreen technology, at the AIA Philadelphia Expo, May 19-21, , at the Philadelphia Convention Center.. AltusGroup (Booth #4015 – shared with founding member High Concrete) will exhibit its innovative ARCIS ultra-thin prestressed

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