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Designing with Precast and Prestressed Concrete

General overview of history of precast, benefits, components, and technological advancements
in recent years.
Handbook compiled by PCI (Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute)
http://www.pci.org/files/PCI_DWP_binder_ch1.pdf

Precast Concrete Construction

Overview and type of Precast construction
Paper by Svetlana Brzev, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada and Teresa Guevara-Perez, Architect, Venezuela
http://www.world-housing.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Type_Precast.pdf

A Guide to Precast Concrete

By Irish Precast Concrete Association
http://www.irishconcrete.ie/downloads/Precast_concrete_frames_guide.pdf

Precast Concrete Fire Prevention

Buildings with non-combustible precast concrete designs can better provide lasting and effective passive structural fire protection.
By - Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
http://www.cementindustries.com/Pdfs/Precast Fire Prevention.pdf

Why Hollowcore?

Detail note on advantages, environmental considerations and business benefits of Hollow core slabs
fire protection.
By - Echo Engineering
http://www.echobel.com/pdf/hollow-core/Why_hollow_core_ENG.pdf

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