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Structural behaviour of precast lightweight concrete sandwich panel under eccentric load: an overview

Ahmad, I. and Mohamad , N. Structural behaviour of precast lightweight concrete sandwich panel under eccentric load: an overview. In: The International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering Sustainability (IConCEES 2011), 3-5 April 2012, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

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Abstract

This paper presents the overview on structural behaviour of precast lightweight concrete sandwich panel. In Malaysia, demand of affordable housing is increasing due to increasing number of population. Precast concrete sandwich panel is an alternative solution to the conventional construction method due to its ease of construction. The question arises on how to develope a precast panel which is lightweight but with higher strength to sustain the applied load. This paper aims to provide some findings from previous reseach in this field especially on the panel's structural behaviour subjected to eccentric load. It is hoped the overview on this subject matter could be used as guidance for future research on developing a lightweight sandwich panel system in low to medium rise building construction.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: precast lightweight concrete; sandwich panel; eccentric load
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA630-695 Structural engineering (General)
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2012 06:24
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2012 06:24
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2545
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