I am researching tilt-up construction methods for several designs currently on my desk. I am planning on using a high-volume fly ash (ASTM Class F) reinf. concrete (56% replacement of portland), with which I have had some good experience already, and whose properties I like. I have successfully designed ICF walls, but have never actually done a horizontal tilt-up placement. I have searched the threads in this forum, and have checked out the FAQs and done a search, but this would seem to be a new topic. This is not a common type of technique yet in my area. After several hours unsuccessfully searching the WWW, I am coming up blank. Does anyone know of any references that deal with Tilt-Up design in particular? For example, anchor placement, connections for double wythe construction, proven methods of exterior wall treatment for architectural effect, etc.? I do not mind inventing a wheel - but it's silly to try to re-invent one.
Sustainable, Solar, Environmental, and Structural Engineering: Appropriate technologies for a planet in stress.
Red Flag Submitted
Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts. The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.
Reply To This Thread
Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.
As a 3D printer owner, you may be already reaping the benefits of 3D printing, such as rapid production, design freedoms and easy access to fresh prints of the machine. We dive into scenarios to help you decide when you need to outsource your project to a service provider.
Remote access enables engineers to work from anywhere provided they have an internet connection. We surveyed our audience of engineers, designers and product managers to learn how they use remote access within their organizations. We wanted to know which industries have adopted remote access, which software they are using, and what features matter most. Download Now
Keeping track of changes to complex products is difficultâ€”think Aerospace & Defense equipment, new generations of commercial aircraft, and software-based automobiles. A new way to managing the digital context of the physical product is required and the answer is the Digital Twin. This ebook explores the opportunity available for Operations and Maintenance for the Digital Twin. Download Now
Substantial progress has been made in filtration technologies in recent years. New filter media materials, designs and processes have led to filters that are more efficient, reliable, compact and longer lasting. This white paper will discuss the various trends that are impacting operational responsibilities of MROs today and the resources that are available for staying up-to-date on the latest filtration solutions. Download Now