Author(s): Msc. Julia R. Alvarez, Dr. Hugo Wainshtok Rivas; Eng. Debora Acosta
Book Title: FERRO-11 – 11th International Symposium on Ferrocement and 3rd ICTRC - International Conference on Textile Reinforced Concrete
Editor: Wolfgang Brameshuber
Print-ISBN: 978-2-35158-152-0
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-153-7
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2015
Pages: 387-394
Total Pages: 12
Language: English

Abstract: The existing housing deficit in our country demands the search for new structural solutions that respond to our climatic conditions in fast, economic and resistant ways. The Ferrocement Residential Building System (SERF in Spanish), formed by prefabricated panels of U cross section form, allows varying their dimensions easily, with small modifications to the molds and it facilitates their use in walls, floors and roofs. This technology permits to obtain a great variety of solutions, for isolated housing or residential buildings up to 5 stories high, with significant savings of materials, equipment and time of execution. Taking into account the great importance of joints in precast structures, some variations of joints between panels used in this system are analyzed in this paper. The proposed joint permits to obtain a flat surface. For the design of the joints different aspects were taken into account like the constructive easiness, assembly and mainly their structural behavior.

Online publication: 2015
Publication Type: full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00

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