Super-Light Prefabricated Deck Element Integrated in Traditional Concrete Prefabricated Element Construction

Jacob Ellehauge Christensen, Kristian Dahl Hertz

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Abstract

Super-light structures in form of deck elements have been used for the first time in a building to construct indoor pedestrian bridges. Examples of connections to external structures and other super-light deck elements are given along with other details. Other examples on the great versatility of the super-light slab element are element size, which have greatly reduced the total number of elements the pedestrian bridges consist of. The application also demonstrated the ability to control the path that the forces will take in the element. The deck elements are for example fully prepared at the factory for sustaining concentrated forces from single point bearings.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2012
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventIASS Annual Symposium. : From Spatial structures to space structures - Hotel Prima Seoul, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 21 May 201224 May 2012
http://www.iass2012.org/index.php

Conference

ConferenceIASS Annual Symposium.
LocationHotel Prima Seoul
Country/TerritoryKorea, Republic of
CitySeoul
Period21/05/201224/05/2012
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Keywords

  • Super-light structures
  • Slab element
  • Pre-fabricated elements

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