monolithic concrete

monolithic concrete

Reinforced concrete cast with no joints other than construction joints.
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Therefore, if the tensile strength of concrete is ignored, the integrated model [8] for the shear friction strength of monolithic concrete interfaces can be modified for construction joints in the following form:
But Karp is at equal times, the most loved and loathed architect in Estonia, and ask any resident of Tallinn their opinion of Linnahall's monolithic concrete and limestone structures, and one will be exposed to a stream of expletives calling for its demolition, or a frenzy of exaltations, that Linnahall, Tallinn's phoenix must again arise to new life.
* Use of internally cured concrete in a monolithic concrete deck with conventional formwork may yield significantly better performance in this respect, although the benefits of precast concrete panels to accelerated bridge construction would be lost.
The inspections revealed significant and widespread deterioration, microbially induced corrosion and loss of ground through cracks in the monolithic concrete sewer liner.
By physically integrating all interior and exterior building components and their associated functions of structure, enclosure, and infrastructure within a single, monolithic concrete cast, all aspects of assembly were eliminated.
The bearing structures of the generator building perform as a monolithic concrete frame the columns of which are made of concrete mark M110 (10.8 N/[mm.sup.2]) and beams are made of concrete mark M140 (13.7 N/[mm.sup.2]).
From monolithic concrete structures such as motorway bridges and power stations, to the more prosaic breeze block, raw concrete and cement are left unfinished or polished to a shine.
The percentage of condition transitions grouped according to wearing surface type is 36 percent for decks with bituminous (asphalt) surfaces, 31 percent for monolithic concrete (cast at the same time as the bridge deck by adding extra concrete thickness), and 33 percent for other types, including (low-slump concrete, wood, and gravel).
For over a decade, Rudy Ricciotti has celebrated the power of monolithic concrete structures, notably in an early project for a rock music stadium in Vitrolles (AR February 1996).
The viaduct consists of a 15-span rolled steel stringer superstructure with an eight-inch reinforced monolithic concrete deck.
HE present head office of the Liverpool Daily Post & Echo is a bold statement rendered in monolithic concrete s o typical of the 1970s.