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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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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Why would you even consider specifying a precast concrete

May 10,  · An Easi-Set precast concrete building was recommended by HMI Technical Solutions LLC. The design centered around providing a 30’ x 80’ x 15’ Easi-Set Building consisting of twenty-two 10’ wide x 15’ high concrete wall panels and eight 10’ wide x 31’ long tapered concrete

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New directions for reinforced concrete coastal structures

Feb 01,  · The wharf, located on th of Fundy shore in Nova Scotia, comprises steel-free precast concrete panels with GFRP bars and concrete pile cap beams reinforced with a hybrid GFRP-steel bar system. McKinleyville bridge, West Virginia, 1998 (GFRP-RC) McKinleyville Bridge was one of the first bridge decks to use GFRP rebar in the US.

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The Case for Engineered Precast Concrete Walls at Homes

The Precast Concrete Institute supports precast concrete construction as a whole-house building material after multiple hurricanes hit the United States. The material is safe to use for harsh weather conditions due to its resilience. Precast concrete has a multitude of advantages. Here are some to consider for your next residential project.

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Precast Concrete: Resiliency in the Face of Fury - NPCA

Precast concrete builds resilient communities. Each year in the United States, natural disasters cause more than $35 billion in direct property loss, not to mention the loss of life. Disaster preparedness and community resiliency are on the forefront for U.S. Homeland Security and FEMA, and we will continue to hear more about this subject.

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Solar Decathlon: Wash U - St. Louis: Washington University

Because the entire envelope is precast concrete, it demonstrates resilience against fire, moisture, mold, insects, and extreme weather conditions. The concrete structure serves several practical functions but also drives the home's aesthetic, helping make the argument for cast concrete homes as a compelling alternative to traditional light

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Frost Science | Gate Precast

The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is one of two projects located in Downtown Miami’s waterfront Museum Park. Frost Science is adjacent to the Perez Art Museum completed by GATE Precast in 2013. The museum’s robust program includes a number of science galleries, a planetarium, a “Living Core” aquarium and wildlife center providing a range of entertaining educational

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Resources for Construction Products Regulation | BSI

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Karen Nauwelaers - Director - projectinsight

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CE Center - Innovation and Resilience

A precast concrete building is enclosed as the structure is being erected, thereby limiting the ingress of moisture and mold. Precast concrete additionally provides efficiency in its use of materials, both throughout the construction stage and during the operation of the building. The hard-finished surfaces are easy to maintain.

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Sidebar: Secure structures | Civil Engineering Source

Sep 23,  · Corridors consist of 8 in. thick precast concrete walls approximately 24 ft high, a 12 in. cast-in-place ceiling/mechanical floor at the approximate midpoint

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PDF) Innovative resilient system of precast segmental RC

This study introduces an innovative resilient system for precast segmental reinforced concrete (RC) bridge columns. The proposed system consists of a typical precast hollow core RC segmental

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Concrete Pipe Week: Governors Across the Country Declare

Aug 08,  · Concrete Pipe Week was created to recognize the vital role reinforced concrete pipe plays in communities across the nation. During Concrete Pipe Week, pipe producers host plant tours and engage federal, state and local elected officials in discussions about product quality, performance and resilience as they relate to storm water infrastructure.

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Resiliency: Stand Up to Natural Disasters with Precast

NPCA is a member of the Concrete Joint Sustainability Initiative (CJSI) and is partnering with other concrete industry members to encourage enhanced resiliency. For questions about this article, please contact Claude Goguen, NPCA's director of Technical Services, at (317) 571-9500 or [email protected]

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Structural Countermeasure - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

The crown of the seawalls provided along the coast of northern Ibaraki Prefecture to Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture was designed to be approximately 5-6 m higher than the mean sea level of Tokyo Bay, according to the design wave height calculated based on the data of wind waves.The Tohoku Tsunami reached as high as 5-9 m on the coast and went over seawalls into many land areas.

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