Experience with UHPFRC applications in the Czech Republic

Author(s) : M. Kalny, J. Komanec, V. Kvasnicka, C. Fiala
Paper category : Proceedings
Book title : UHPFRC 2017 Designing and Building with UHPFRC: New large-scale implementations, recent technical advances, experience and standards
Editor(s) : F. Toutlemonde & J. ResplendinoT.Ch.
Print-ISBN : 978-2-35158-166-7
e-ISBN : 978-2-35158-167-4
Publisher : RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year : 2017
Pages: 1013 - 1022
Total Pages : 10
Language : English

Abstract: The authors have been involved in research and development of ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) and its applications for precast members in the Czech Republic since 2010. Other partners in the research team are Klokner Institute of the Czech Technical University in Prague, contractors (Skanska CZ and Metrostav) and a supplier (BASF). Local materials are preferably used, the main concern is given to durability, sustainability aspects and competitiveness of structures in life-cycle assessment. The experience from this research has been utilized for the design and implementation of several bridges in the Czech Republic. The cable-stayed footbridge over the Labe in Celakovice, as the most significant achievement, is described in detail. This research and development led to the draft proposal of the recommendations for the material specifications, design, testing and execution of precast structures made of UHPC in the Czech Republic.

Online publication : 2017
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros) : 0.00

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