Development and Design of Untopped Precast Concrete Diaphragm Systems for High Seismic Zones

Research purpose

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.

University of Arizona
Project Area
Structural Engineering
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Award amount
Grant period
Apr 2006 - Nov 2007
Grant Status
Principal Investigator
Professor Robert Fleischman
Industry champions

PCI Development of Seismic Design Methodology (DSDM) Task Force

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