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Case Study of the Performance of Prestressed Concrete ...

performance of prestressed concrete buildings, Then, for five typical prestressed concrete buildings, results of analyses of the dynamic response, with due consideration of the soil­ structure interaction, are presented. In general, the computed response of the buildings under the effect of . a . ground motion simulating the 1985 earthquake ...

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A multi-performance comparison of long-span structural

structural materials – concrete, steel and wood – for the design of a space that requires long spans. This research is geared towards providing a long-span system to meet the multi-performance needs of a specific case study, a 24.4m by 30.5m (80ft by 100ft) auditorium in a new classroom building on the Oregon State University campus.

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A Detailed Study on Concrete[from scratch] - Structural

A Detailed Study on Concrete [from scratch] Concrete is one of the widely produced construction materials which is a combination of cement, water, and aggregates. Today, there is no construction without concrete. At least a small portion of the structure is constructed with concrete even if they are constructed with alternative materials.

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Performance of Precast Concrete Beam-to-Column Connections ...

The objective of the study is to develop a moment resistant precast concrete connection that is economical and can be easily constructed. Four one-third scale monolithic concrete beam-to-column connections were tested: two were designed according to the 1985 Uniform Building Code (UBC) Seismic Zone 2 criteria and two to UBC Zone 4 criteria.

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A multi-performance comparison of long-span structural

structural materials – concrete, steel and wood – for the design of a space that requires long spans. This research is geared towards providing a long-span system to meet the multi-performance needs of a specific case study, a 24.4m by 30.5m (80ft by 100ft) auditorium in a new classroom building on the Oregon State University campus.

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Building Science - Other Hazards Publications FEMA.gov

Nov 01, 2012  FEMA 439B, Blast-Resistant Benefits of Seismic Design, Phase 2 Study: Performance Analysis of Structural Steel Strengthening Systems. This is one in a series of publications that were developed in response to September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the New York World Trade Center and the subsequent events that led to the formation of DHS and an increased emphasis on preparedness

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Effect of Loading and Beam Sizes on the Structural ...

Aug 02, 2018  Performance-based fire resistance design needs consideration of various influencing parameters of structures such as load levels and cross-sectional size. Therefore, the studies of fire damaged reinforced concrete (RC) structures are performed experimentally and analytically. Twelve RC beams with different load levels and cross sections are exposed to high temperatures following the

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STUDY OF LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE BEHAVIOUR

This research report is prepared to show the activities and progress of the lightweight concrete research project. The performance of aerated lightweight concrete such as compressive strength tests, water absorption and density and supplementary tests and comparisons made with other types of lightweight concrete were carried out.

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Experimental study on seismic performance of L‐shaped ...

Oct 21, 2018  Experimental study on seismic performance of L-shaped insulated concrete sandwich shear wall with a horizontal seam Zheng Lu , Research Institute of Structural Engineering and Disaster Reduction, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

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ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I - Test Prep ...

The training has really saved me a lot of time. I am a civil engineer with a structural emphasis and your material was very good and accurate. The plan reading part was very helpful to me to prepare for this test. Now that I've passed Reinforced Concrete with you, I'm doing your PT course. Believe me this has saved me a tremendous amount of time.

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The Effect of Sea Water on Compressive Strength of Concrete

The study assesses the effects of oil spillage contaminated water curing on the performance of concrete. The parameters studied were; water absorption, compressive and flexural strengths at 3, 7 ...

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(PDF) Technical Report on Brick masonry Structures ...

This research paper reports the results of vertical load test on nine full scale double leaf brick cavity walls. Masonry mortar 1:1:6 (cement: lime: sand) was used as a binding material in the construction of wall. Two types of ties, brick and standard steel ties were used to connect the leaves across a 50 mm cavity.

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Documents Publications

BDV24-977-25. Innovative and Integrative Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Surface and Groundwater Protection. Roadway Design. Summary. Final Report. BDV31-977-78. Design and Construction of an Integrated Solar Lighting Pedestrian Crosswalk (s) and Sidewalks with Enhanced Visibility. Traffic Engineering. Summary.

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Effect of Chopped Basalt Fibers on the Mechanical ...

Oct 13, 2014  This paper presents the mechanical properties and the microstructure of the high performance fiber reinforced concrete (HPFRC) containing up to 3% volume fraction of chopped Basalt fibers. Three types of the concrete were prepared, out of which, the first type was prepared by utilizing 100% cement content. The other two types of the concrete were prepared by replacing

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Evaluating the potential benefits of permeable pavement on ...

The white study area shown in figure 4 is split equally into three smaller study plots, each receiving similar volumes of runoff from the adjacent parking lot. These plots will test three types of pavement: permeable pavers, permeable concrete, and permeable asphalt (fig. 5).

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Building Concrete Masonry Homes: Design and Construction ...

with above-grade concrete masonry walls in non-traditional CMU markets; and • to identify different approaches to construction details, based on the two case studies in this report, between concrete masonry walls and other structural and non-structural members, including floor framing, gypsum wallboard, insulation, and window and doors.

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INSPECTION OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES -I

Inspection Phases of Concrete Structure Preliminary Inspection. The preliminary inspection is the first and most important single effort in the evaluation of a structure before rehabilitation. The preliminary inspection provides the initial analytical data that are used to assess the structural adequacy of an existing structure.

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Concrete Performance Research Civil and Construction ...

Concrete Performance Research. Research at the Infrastructure Materials Lab focuses on concrete durability, early-age properties of concrete and the pursuit of high-performance civil engineering materials. Concrete, the most widely used building material in the world, is a sustainable material when properly designed and constructed.

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Experimental Study on the Structural Performance ...

Oct 16, 2019  It is very important to investigate the effects of the seismic performance of corrosion-damaged reinforced concrete (RC) members, in terms of their strength and lateral deformability, on the seismic performance of entire building systems. Such investigation allows accurate evaluation of the seismic performance of RC structures with corroded members, including beams and columns.

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Joint Spacing for Concrete Structures

tooled groove in a concrete structure to create a weakened plane and regulate the location of cracking resulting from the dimensional change of different parts of the structure.” (ACI Committee 318, 2011) o PCA- “Weakened plane to control cracking due to volume change in a concrete structure. Joint may be grooved, sawed, or formed.

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This Rechargeable Cement Battery Could Power the World

May 20, 2021  Researchers have studied the energy performance of concrete structural ... In a new study that appears in the journal ... the Chalmers scientists found prepared concrete rates

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318-11 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete ...

Structural Concrete (ACI 318-11) An ACI Standard and Commentary. Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318-11) ... Much of the research data referenced in preparing the Code is cited for the user desiring to study individual questions in greater detail. Other documents that provide suggestions fo r carrying out the ...

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Building Science - Other Hazards Publications FEMA.gov

Nov 01, 2012  FEMA 439B, Blast-Resistant Benefits of Seismic Design, Phase 2 Study: Performance Analysis of Structural Steel Strengthening Systems. This is one in a series of publications that were developed in response to September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the New York World Trade Center and the subsequent events that led to the formation of DHS and an increased emphasis on preparedness

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Experimental and Numerical Analysis Study on the ...

Four autoclaved aerated concrete(AAC) wall slabs with special truss model designed were prepared for studying their structural performance.The related loading and displacement of the three inspection stages,which are short-term deflection,outgoing and bearing capacity,were obtained.The load-displacement curves of wall slabs were plotted.The failure mode of the designed slab was shown to be ...

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INSPECTION OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES -I

Inspection Phases of Concrete Structure Preliminary Inspection. The preliminary inspection is the first and most important single effort in the evaluation of a structure before rehabilitation. The preliminary inspection provides the initial analytical data that are used to assess the structural adequacy of an existing structure.

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Case Study of a High-Performance Concrete Bridge in ...

Nov 04, 2006  This paper presents a case study on a high-performance concrete (HPC) bridge in Tennessee. The bridge is a twin bridge with high-strength concrete (HSC) beams in one bridge lane and normal-strength concrete (NSC) beams in the other bridge lane. The compressive strength of HSC and NSC were 92 and 49 MPa, respectively. The bridge was instrumented ...

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BEHAVIOUR OF REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES IN FIRE

3. ANALYSIS OF REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURE WITH WHOLE FLOOR HEATED This study is based a generic 37.5m x 37.5m normal-weight reinforced concrete structure comprising four floors with 4.5m storey height and five 7.5m x 7.5m bays in each direction, which is subject to the ISO384 Standard Fire (see Fig. 2). The building is designed

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Effect of Loading and Beam Sizes on the Structural ...

Aug 02, 2018  Performance-based fire resistance design needs consideration of various influencing parameters of structures such as load levels and cross-sectional size. Therefore, the studies of fire damaged reinforced concrete (RC) structures are performed experimentally and analytically. Twelve RC beams with different load levels and cross sections are exposed to high temperatures following the

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Performance of modified lightweight aggregate concrete ...

Nov 14, 2018  The macroscopic structure of the concrete was also observed in situ to examine the formation and propagation of cracks in the concrete. Normal ceramsite concrete (NCC) and crushed limestone concrete (CLC) specimens were also prepared as reference for comparison.

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Structural Behaviour of Composite Members with Recycled ...

structural members to some extent, the performance of RAC structural members with appropriate design is comparable to those of the companion members made of normal concrete (NC). On behalf of the RILEM Technical Committee 37-DRC, Hansen (1986) prepared a state-of-the-art review on recycled concrete as an aggregate for

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Combined effect of metakaolin and sea water on performance ...

Jan 15, 2015  The pore structure was refined under both conditions. There is a relationship between average pore diameter and compressive strength. MK promoted the formation of Friedel’s salt in concrete mixed with seawater. MK and mixing with seawater improved chloride resistance. This study shows that MK and seawater improved the performance of concrete.

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