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Does Precast Frame Structure(Precast columns, beams & HCS) requires expansion Joint?

Does Precast Frame Structure(Precast columns, beams & HCS) requires expansion Joint?

Does Precast Frame Structure(Precast columns, beams & HCS) requires expansion Joint?

(OP)
Hi
I have a full precast frame structure with plan size 100 x 50 m . Does this building require expansion joints? 20 mm gap between every beam and column at corbel is not sufficient?

RE: Does Precast Frame Structure(Precast columns, beams & HCS) requires expansion Joint?

Is the building exposed to the elements or is it enclosed with a building envelope? 100m for exposed should maybe have a joint at 50m.

Dik

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