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How Precast Builds: Hollow-Core Floors and Walls
In this course, you will learn how to design and build utilizing hollow-core floors and walls using precast/prestressed concrete.
Learners will come away with the ability to identify the different precast/prestressed hollow-core concrete systems. Learn about the inherent fire resistance of hollow-core, a major life-safety consideration. Explain the benefits of using precast/prestressed hollow-core concrete, and discuss the sound transmission class and speed of construction using hollow-core concrete.
Learning Objectives
  • Understand fabrication techniques, erection procedures and transportation considerations for precast concrete hollow-core floors and walls
  • Become familiar with design and detail for hollow-core floors and walls including connections and economical layout considerations
  • Discover the benefits of using precast concrete hollow-core
  • Learn how to integrate hollow-core structural system with other building systems. 
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 PDH Credit
1 HSW/LU Credit
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