Estimating Services


Categories of Precast Components in a Building


Given below, the detailed lists of various types of precast components found in a building developed with precast structure.



Precast Beams: Precast beams are classified as follow :-


. Internal beams - Here floor loading is almost equal
. External beams - Here floor loading is largely irregular.


Precast Columns:


. In case of five storied or less structures, each column will generally be constant to the complete height of the building.
. In case of structures having in excess of five story's two or more columns are merged jointly.


The core types of precast columns range from:


. Edge columns - proportionate in one direction.
. Internal columns - proportionate in all directions.
. Corner columns - disproportionate at all.

Precast floor slabs: The following major types of slabs are applied in the precast frames:


. Hollow cored slab
. Double tee slab


Precast walls: Precast concrete walls offer the following functionalities:


. Constancy
. As walls or boxes adjacent to staircases and lift shafts.

Walls are categorized as infill or cantilever:


. Infill walls are based on coherent combined action with the beam and column frame.
. Cantilever walls or boxes operate as deep beams to which the frame is affixed.


Categories of precast components in a building


Precast staircases: There are three options for precast staircases:


. A single precast unit having all the flights and landings
. Individual precast flights and landings
. Parts of the flights and landings are formed with one piece.



Submit Article  NEW

Estimating Sheets

DISCLAIMER: "Autodesk, AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks, Ecotect, QTO, DWG, 3ds Max, are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders. 2010 Autodesk, Inc. All rights reserved.

Site Design & Develop by

Global Associates

Join Our Email List