Precast, Prestressed Concrete Piles

Precast, Prestressed Concrete Piles

Precast, Prestressed Concrete Piles Attendees will learn what prestressing concrete is and review specific structural design considerations for precast/prestressed concrete (PPC) piles, including pile types, production methods, pile handling, and installation. This presentation will summarize the advantages and benefits of using prestressed concrete piles in projects and provide an overview of the structural design considerations…

Precast Hollow Core Floors and Walls

Precast Hollow-Core Floors and Walls

Precast Hollow-Core Floors and Walls This course will instruct participants about hollow-core products, how they are manufactured and handled, and different potential uses. We’ll explore how to design and build utilizing hollow-core floors and walls. We’ll discuss the inherent fire and blast resistance of hollow-core – major life-safety considerations, as well as the inherent low sound transmission of hollow-core floors which…

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Advancing Bridge Construction in Texas

Advancing Bridge Construction in Texas HOSTED BY: Precast Concrete Manufacturer’s Association Description: This webinar discusses recent advancements in how precast concrete is being used on modern bridge projects in Texas and other locations. Recent project experiences are featured to demonstrate how creative designs using precast, prestressed concrete enhanced the success of numerous bridge projects.  Design concepts available…

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How Precast Builds: Architectural Versatility

How Precast Builds:  Architectural Versatility This session will provide an understanding of the aesthetics available through the use of architectural precast concrete, including its composition, shapes, and finish options. Through the use of case studies, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of precast concrete’s unlimited options when paired with modeling software. Connections will also be…

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Total Precast Concrete

Total Precast Concrete This one-hour program is intended for designers with some precast concrete experience and/or knowledge. Basic concepts of pre-stressing, components, and application towards a complete, total-precast building solution will be discussed. Typical design challenges and the unique project delivery process of total precast will be presented, and the unique ability of total precast…

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Parking Structures: Cost Considerations

Parking Structures: Cost Considerations Discussion on the cost considerations that go into using precast concrete in terms of designing, constructing, and maintaining parking garages. The webinar will include descriptions and discussion of the reasons to utilize precast concrete systems, products, and manufacturers in providing parking structures to owners, from initial design through project delivery. Parking…

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Sustainable Design Using Precast Concrete

Sustainable Design Using Precast Concrete Owners and occupants increasingly expect their buildings to operate at a high level over a long life cycle while also being conscious of their impact on the environment. This course will discuss considerations for the holistic design and construction of sustainable structures that perform efficiently and offer occupants and communities…