Development and Design of Untopped Precast Concrete Diaphragm Systems for High Seismic Zones
University of Arizona
April 2006 - November 2007
Professor Robert Fleischman
PCI Development of Seismic Design Methodology (DSDM) Task Force
Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI)
To develop a precast concrete diaphragm system comprised of untopped double tee units and a combination of ductile and strong connectors, using full-scale testing of components and half-scale shake table testing.