Issue 02/2013

Content

NEWS | NACHRICHTEN

Remmers Baustofftechnik GmbH

Building protection at Bau 2013

The wide variety of topics presented at the fair BAU attracts visitors from all over the world. A characteristic that also applies to the portfolio of...

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Sika Deutschland GmbH

Product Finder App

Who is not familiar with the situation: having to carry thick product catalogs and data sheets to the construction site. In order to avoid such...

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Nemetschek Engineering/SAA/Prilhofer Consulting

Excellent start in Singapore

The success of the Engineering Days in Vienna and the up-and-coming precast parts market in the Far East gave rise to the organisers, Nemetschek...

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EVENTS | VERANSTALTUNGEN

Patents | Patente

Products | Produkte

Pfeifer Seil- und Hebetechnik GmbH

50 years of thread systems

For the past 50 years, Pfeifer has been supplying industrially manufactured lifting anchors to the precast construction industry. Thread systems...

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Production today | Produktion heute

Yapi Merkezi Prefabrikasyon A.Ş.

Holistic design through prefabrication

The conceptual plans of an academic center for nanotechnology research at Sabanci University in Tuzla, about 50 km southeast of Istanbul close to the...

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Product | Produkt

Dennert Poraver GmbH

All-round quality at ECS 2013

Dennert Poraver GmbH celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2013 and presents itself at the beginning of the anniversary year from 19 to 21 March at the...

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Notes | Für Sie notiert

Probst Greiftechnik Verlegesysteme GmbH

Trade fair booths all over the world

„The Big 5 Show“ took place in Dubai in November as every year. This is the leading trade fair for the building and construction industry of the...

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PANEL 1 | PODIUM 1

Research for new markets

High-performance concretes

High-performance concrete as a challenge Ultra-high performance concretes (UHPCs) are building materials with an extremely dense matrix whose...

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Theoretical foundations and practical examples

Highly ductile concrete with short fibers

Brief description of the material Highly ductile concretes reinforced with short fibers are cement-bound high-performance materials that exhibit...

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The sustainable concrete of the future

New limitations and concepts

Initial situation The concept of sustainability refers to the use of a regenerative system in such a way that this system is preserved with respect to...

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Production of high-performance concretes to specification

Rheology-based mixing process management

Rationale High-performance concretes (HPCs) are becoming increasingly attractive in construction practice due to their very dense matrix that results...

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PANEL 2 | PODIUM 2

Consequences for the construction of block pavements

RStO 2012

Multibord

Multibord

In a joint project, IAB Weimar gGmbH, OBB Beton- und Bau GmbH and WBB Straßen- & Tiefbau Marksuhl GmbH developed a multifunctional, retrofittable curb...

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Modeling and measuring for the Hohenheimer Strasse model project in Stuttgart, Germany

Photocatalysis in concrete terms

Manufacturers of concrete products have been working with photocatalytically active surfaces for a number of years. In collaboration with...

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PANEL 3 | PODIUM 3

A perfect architectural concrete example

Tour Total Berlin

Production report by Dreßler Bau GmbH The facade of the 17-story German headquarters of French oil corporation Total is not just an “off-the-shelf”...

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PANEL 4 | PODIUM 4

PANEL 5 | PODIUM 5

PLENUM 2 | PLENUM 2

Concrete standards

Practice-driven requirements

The further development of construction material, taking into account environmental policy and economic conditions, has now turned concretes into...

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PANEL 6 | PODIUM 6

Precast floor slabs with an in-situ concrete toping

Verification of the lap joint detailing

Two-way precast floor slabs require an overlapping joint of the load carrying reinforcement in both directions. As the overlapping reinforcement lies...

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PANEL 7 | PODIUM 7

Lightweight aerated mortar from the truck mixer

Free from polystyrene and recyclable

Insulating materials provide heat-insulating and/or soundproofing properties and have a thermal conductivity λ of less than 0.1 W/(m·K). Commercially...

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PANEL 8 | PODIUM 8

Autostadt Wolfsburg

Design of Porsche Pavilion

Volkswagen AG presents itself and the brands under the umbrella of the parent company − Volkswagen Group − (Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Ducati,...

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PANEL 9 | PODIUM 9

PANEL 10 | PODIUM 10

Constraint actions in building construction

Implications for monolithic structures

Buildings are subject to a wide range of constraint forces as a result of their distinct statically indeterminate structure and their complex, mostly...

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Punching shear of column footings

Experimental studies

Summary Based on a research project conducted by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG - German Research Foundation) that had been concluded already,...

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PANEL 11 | PODIUM 11

Effects on calculation and dimensioning of pipes and manholes made of concrete and reinforced concrete

From DIN 1045-1 to Eurocode 2

Apart from the descriptions, the concrete properties have been adapted in EC2 on a Europe-wide basis. Whereas there is a minor change in the mean...

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Sustainable maintenance of the wastewater system in Germany

Positive incentives for sewer construction

The functions of wastewater systems are handling, collection and treatment of wastewater. For this purpose, their hydraulic dimensions have to be...

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PANEL 12 | PODIUM 12

FOREWORD | VORWORTE