Friday, 4 January 2013
CE1007 – PREFABRICATED STRUCTURES
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UNIT I INTRODUCTION 9
Need for prefabrication – Principles – Materials – Modular coordination – Standarization
– Systems – Production – Transportation – Erection.
UNIT II PREFABRICATED COMPONENTS 9
Behaviour of structural components – Large panel constructions – Construction of roof
and floor slabs – Wall panels – Columns – Shear walls.
UNIT III DESIGN PRINCIPLES 9
Disuniting of structures – Design of cross section based on efficiency of material used –
Problems in design because of joint flexibility – Allowance for joint deformation.
UNIT IV JOINT IN STRUCTURAL MEMBERS 9
Joints for different structural connections – Dimensions and detailing – Design of
UNIT V DESIGN FOR ABNORMAL LOADS 9
Progressive collapse – Code provisions – Equivalent design loads for considering
abnormal effects such as earthquakes, cyclones, etc – Importance of avoidance of
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planning for construction and manufacturing”, Academic Press Inc., 1994
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Bauverlag, GMBH, 1971.
2. “Structural Design Manual, Precast Concrete Connection Details”, Society for the
Studies in The Use Of Precast Concrete, Netherland Betor Verlag, 1978.
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