High-Lift Construction Methods for Mass Concrete

by O. Holden,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 1-26

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: High-lift method of concrete placement has been applied successfully by Ontario Hydro, since 1930 to series of structures ranging in height to maximum of 240 ft; all evidence from crack surveys, embedded instruments and stress analysis indicates that dangerous cracking is unlikely in these structures.

Subject Headings: Construction methods | Mass concrete | Concrete construction | Cracking | Concrete structures | Stress analysis | Surveying instruments | Concrete | North America | Ontario | Canada

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