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Optimum design of precast prestressed concrete structural ...

Dec 11, 2018  Optimum design of precast prestressed concrete structural element 1. Optimum Design of Precast Prestressed Concrete Structural Elements Civil Engineering Department Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad Presented by: Awinash Tiwari M.Tech (Structural Engineering) Reg. No. 2017ST08 Under the Supervisions of Dr. L.K. Mishra

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Optimum Design Of Prestressed Concrete Combined Bearing ...

Presents the structural considerations needed for the optimum design and analysis of prestressed concrete combined bearing and sheet piles. Aids the designer in selecting optimum configurations of transverse sections of piles. Shows how the optimum prestress can be found and gives an ultimate strength design procedure for combined direct load ...

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Optimum Use of High Performance Concrete in Prestressed ...

Abstract. This investigation studied the use of high performance concrete in precast, prestressed concrete Super-T highway bridge beams. A parametric study was undertaken to investigate the structural and economic aspects of using high performance concrete. It was found that high performance concrete does offer some savings when used in beams ...

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Designing with Precast and Prestressed Concrete

recast concrete is a visually rich material that allows the architect to be innova-tive and attain design objectives that cannot be achieved with any other material. The architect’s selection of color, form, and texture is critical to the aesthetic ap-pearance of architectural precast concrete components. The choice of

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Precast, Prestress Bridge Girder Design Example

Precast, Prestressed Girder Design Example –PGSuper Training ( 2/4/2020) 1 . 1 Introduction . The purpose of this document is to illustrate how the PGSuper computer program performs its computations. PGSuper is a computer program for the design, analysis, and load rating of precast, prestressed concrete girder bridges.

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Cost Optimum Design of Posttensioned I-Girder Bridge Using ...

Author keywords: Cost optimum design; Prestressed concrete; Post-tensioned girder bridge; Constrained global optimization. Introduction Prestressed concrete (PC) I-girder bridge systems are ideal as short to medium span (20 to 60 m) highway bridges because of their moderate self weight, structural efficiency, ease of fabrication, fast

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A Program for the Optimum Design of Prestressed Concrete ...

A program for the design of prestressed precast concrete, single-span, composite, deck and stringer highway bridges on the basis of a comprehensive minimum cost is described. ... Reinschmidt, K. F., and Roesset, J. M., "Structural Optimization", Highway Bridges and Structures Research Report No. R65-26, Part 2, Dept. of Civil Engineering,M.I.T ...

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(PDF) Optimum Design of Partially Prestressed Concrete ...

The research presents a formulation for optimum design of partially prestressed concrete beams based on elastic analysis. The optimum ‎design is selected to satisfy the limitations of ACI-Code 2014. The objective function is the cost of the beam. The

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Preliminary Design of Precast Prestressed Concrete Box ...

optimum R value can be determined using a standard com­ puter program.'0 RESULTS OF THE ANALYSIS Five standard prestressed concrete box girders, 30 to 54 in. (762 to 1371 mm) deep, were investigated. Their shape is shown in Fig. 1; Table 1 gives their dimensions and proper­ ties. A computer program was used to develop design charts

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Heuristic design of a precast-prestressed concrete U-beam ...

concrete beams [10] and the study of three-dimensional reinforced concrete porches [11]. Recently, our research group has used heuristic algorithms in optimizing walls, arches, building frames, bridge piers and bridge decks of prestressed concrete roads in situ and precast [12–20].

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Precast/Prestressed Concrete: The Design of Precast ...

The latest generation of precast concrete structural frames has evolved over the past 20 years into buildings of high specification. Architectural structural precast concrete components are being used on an increasing number of prestigious commercial buildings, and steelwork, timber and masonry are being combined for total benefit.

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Cost and CO2 emission optimization of precast–prestressed ...

Jan 01, 2015  This paper addresses the sustainability challenge by incorporating the CO 2 emission objective in the search for the optimum design of precast–prestressed concrete U-beam road bridges. In this context, precast construction presents social and environmental benefits [23] and has proved worthwhile when high production volumes are possible ...

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Precast/Prestressed Concrete - Portland Cement Association

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) offers a broad spectrum of resources for architects and engineers, including design specifications for both architectural and structural applications. Publication. PCA Notes on ACI 318-05 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete with Design Applications, EB705

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Prestressed Concrete Analysis and Design: Fundamentals ...

Apr 23, 2021  It has led to an enormous array of structural applications, including buildings, bridges, nuclear power vessels, TV towers, and offshore drilling platforms. This second edition of ”Prestressed Concrete Analysis and Design: Fundamentals” is completely updated and expanded. It is written for advanced students, professional engineers, and ...

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Manual for Quality Control for Structural Precast Concrete ...

The manual was developed for plant-produced, precast concrete members, or precast, prestressed concrete members manufactured by the process of pretensioning, post-tensioning, or a combination of the two methods. The principles established herein are, however, applicable to site-cast precast concrete or prestressed concrete.

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HI GH PRECAST STADIUM AND ARENA SYSTEMS

Precast concrete components are integral to most of the major stadiums and arenas in the nation, providing durability, efficiency, comfort, and cost-effectiveness. Precast also offers a vast range of structural and architectural shapes for unmatched design flexibility. Precast prestressed concrete is the overwhelming choice for stadiums and

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Atlanta Structural Concrete Company Providing Engineered ...

High quality architectural and structural precast concrete structures. The EnCon Companies are specialty contractors providing precast/prestressed concrete systems and services to all facets of the construction marketplace. As a full-service precaster, EnCon manufactures a wide range of architectural and structural building components.

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Sensitivity analyses of the optimum design parameters of ...

Aug 08, 2020  Fereig (1994, 1996) designed a prestressed concrete bridge girder for minimum cost. The global optimization method was applied in the cost optimum design of post-tensioned I-girder bridge by Rana et al. and Ahsan et al. . That particular algorithm consisted of 14 design parameters to yield the minimum cost of the system.

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Optimum Cost of Prestressed and Reinforced Concrete Beams ...

This study aimed at developing cost optimization models for structural concrete beams using basic genetic algorithms. Two GA models were proposed to obtain the optimum design of simply supported reinforced concrete beams and prestressed concrete beams based on ACI 318-05.

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Concrete Construction Based in Michigan Asseblers Inc

Structural precast concrete can be used for total precast buildings, parking garages, total precast stadiums, and much more. Precast concrete is both cost effective and low maintenance, which makes it an ideal choice for nearly any design solution. Parking Garages. Precast / prestressed concrete is today’s preferred choice for parking garages.

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(PDF) Optimum Design of Partially Prestressed Concrete ...

The research presents a formulation for optimum design of partially prestressed concrete beams based on elastic analysis. The optimum ‎design is selected to satisfy the limitations of ACI-Code 2014. The objective function is the cost of the beam. The

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Precast, Prestress Bridge Girder Design Example

Precast, Prestressed Girder Design Example –PGSuper Training ( 2/4/2020) 1 . 1 Introduction . The purpose of this document is to illustrate how the PGSuper computer program performs its computations. PGSuper is a computer program for the design, analysis, and load rating of precast, prestressed concrete girder bridges.

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Structural design of precast-prestressed concrete U-beam ...

May 01, 2016  Design of prestressed concrete precast road bridges with hybrid simulated annealing Eng. Struct. , 48 ( 2013 ) , pp. 342 - 352 , 10.1016/j.engstruct.2012.09.014 Article Download PDF View Record in Scopus Google Scholar

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DESIGNING WITH PRECAST CONCRETE STRUCTURAL

Total Precast Concrete Structures 5 Total precast concrete building systems are a popular choice for many construction projects. Architectural and structural precast prestressed concrete components can be combined to create the entire building. This design approach can take several forms, including precast columns and beams with panelized clad-

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Optimum Cost of Prestressed and Reinforced Concrete Beams ...

This study aimed at developing cost optimization models for structural concrete beams using basic genetic algorithms. Two GA models were proposed to obtain the optimum design of simply supported reinforced concrete beams and prestressed concrete beams based on ACI 318-05.

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Wall Panel Design Data - precast.cn

concrete wythe. Panels may be cast face up or face down, depending on finish requirements. Both concrete wythes are fully prestressed, and all openings, embeds, notches, etc. are cast in. engIneerIng desIgn consIderatIons Precast, prestressed insulated wall panels are designed for (1) ultimate strength, (2) in-service stresses and (3) handling. The

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Prestressed Concrete Analysis and Design: Fundamentals ...

Apr 23, 2021  It has led to an enormous array of structural applications, including buildings, bridges, nuclear power vessels, TV towers, and offshore drilling platforms. This second edition of ”Prestressed Concrete Analysis and Design: Fundamentals” is completely updated and expanded. It is written for advanced students, professional engineers, and ...

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(PDF) PRECAST CONCRETE STRUCTURES Abdullah Osman ...

Structural Engineering Geospatial Consultants PRECAST CONCRETE STRUCTURES 1. INTRODUCTION The concept of precast (also known as “prefabricated”) construction includes those buildings, where the majority of structural components are standardized and produced in plants in a location away from the building, and then transported to the site for assembly.

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Sensitivity analyses of the optimum design parameters of ...

Aug 08, 2020  Fereig (1994, 1996) designed a prestressed concrete bridge girder for minimum cost. The global optimization method was applied in the cost optimum design of post-tensioned I-girder bridge by Rana et al. and Ahsan et al. . That particular algorithm consisted of 14 design parameters to yield the minimum cost of the system.

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OPTIMUM USE OF HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETE IN PRESTRESSED ...

OPTIMUM USE OF HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETE IN PRESTRESSED CONCRETE SUPER-T BRIDGE BEAMS. The paper studied the use of high performance concrete in precast, prestressed concrete super-T highway bridge beams. A parametric study was undertaken to investigate the structural and economic aspects of using high performance concrete.

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Optimum design of prestressed concrete beams using ...

Aug 09, 2013  Ultimate and serviceability limit states for the optimum design of prestressed concrete beams are presented hereafter. Although design rules from the current European building code (European Committee for Standardisation 2004) have been considered in this study, the presented design methodology can be applied even if a different design code is assumed.

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VA 03 41 33 Precast Structural Pretensioned Concrete

A. This section specifies precast prestressed concrete construction including design not shown, fabrication, erection, and other related items including bearing pads and anchorage. B. Precast prestressed concrete includes // single tees // double tees // hollow- core slabs // beams and spandrels // columns // I beams/box

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[PDF] Cost Optimum Design of Posttensioned I-Girder Bridge ...

This paper presents an optimization approach to the design of simply supported, post-tensioned, prestressed concrete I-girder bridges. The objective is to minimize the total cost of the structure, considering cost of materials, fabrication, and installation. For a particular girder span and bridge width, the design variables considered for cost minimization of the bridge system are girder ...

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Unmasked Optimism – Concrete Products

May 11, 2021  Additionally, it conducts research development projects, along with building and transportation Design Awards programs, and is a partner with the National Precast Concrete Association in the annual Precast Show. The Institute headquarters is at 8770 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60631; 312/786-0300; pci.

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