PRECAST VIERENDEEL TRUSSES PROVIDE UNIQUE STRUCTURAL FACADE FOR PARKING STRUCTURE

A major feature of an all-precast parking structure for the city of Rock Island, Illinois, is the use of precast prestressed concrete Vierendeel trusses. This article describes the planning and design considerations in the prefabrication and prestressing of the trusses and briefly discusses some special structural considerations that are important in the design of parking structures. /Author/

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    Prestressed Concrete Institute

    20 North Wacker Drive
    Chicago, IL  USA  60606
  • Authors:
    • Shah, P H
    • May, H R
  • Publication Date: 1977-8

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  • Accession Number: 00165856
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 8 1977 12:00AM