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Precast beam design

Precast beam design

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Can anyone please provide me some reference for designing of precast beams. I lack the precast background therefore wish to start from the simple basics. An attachment would be very helpful. Thank you

RE: Precast beam design

Try the PCI manual. Lots of examples in there. Unless your beams are prestressed, it's not all that different from site cast beam design.

I like to debate structural engineering theory -- a lot. If I challenge you on something, know that I'm doing so because I respect your opinion enough to either change it or adopt it.

RE: Precast beam design

(OP)
PCI manual means PCI industry handbook?

RE: Precast beam design

You bet: Link. If you want to pick up that "background", start with that. Also, make friends with TheMightyEngineer, Brad807, and Precast78 here. They're all very knowledgeable in this area.

I like to debate structural engineering theory -- a lot. If I challenge you on something, know that I'm doing so because I respect your opinion enough to either change it or adopt it.

RE: Precast beam design

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Thank you

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