Issue 02/2016

Content

NEWS | NACHRICHTEN

PRECAST ELEMENT PRODUCTION | FERTIGTEILHERSTELLUNG

PANEL 1 | PODIUM 1

Sensor-based sorting

Recycled concrete production

Problem The Act on Recycling and Waste Management (Kreislauf-wirtschaftsgesetz) intends for secondary raw materials, such as recycled aggregates...

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PANEL 2 | PODIUM 2

How to prevent and assess defects?

Edge strength of concrete products –

Frequently occurring defects on concrete block ­pavements Many of the claims that arise in connection with concrete block pavements are concentrated...

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PANEL 3 | PODIUM 3

Harmonized product standards for structural precast elements

Where are we heading?

The judgment of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in case C-100/13 of 16 October 2014 [1] has raised serious concerns in all areas of the German...

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PANEL 4 | PODIUM 4

PANEL 5 | PODIUM 5

current knowledge, challenges and opportunities

Service life forecast for concrete

Overview Concrete structures are exposed to complex actions with an influence on durability that may lead to substantial damage during their service...

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Subsequent connection of structural concrete and reinforced-concrete components

Long-term structural behavior of bonded anchors

Bonded anchors are used to connect additional concrete or reinforced-concrete components to existing structures. They are subject to permanent loading...

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PLENUM 2 | PLENUM 2

PANEL 6 | PODIUM 6

Flexible sandwich cross sections

Concrete floors for multifunctional use

Precast concrete elements need to be much more flexible today than in the past in order to meet the multi-faceted requirements of building users. New...

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PANEL 7 | PODIUM 7

Coupling with façade solar air collectors compared to monolithic structures and structures insulated using a composite thermal insulation system

Energy-efficient façades from no-fines lightweight ­concrete

In addition to determining the exterior look of a building, façades have important protective functions which include the protection against wind and...

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PANEL 8 | PODIUM 8

Cast stone

Design and interior architecture

Concrete is a construction material that – in the context of positive social perception and of the enormous development of its material properties in...

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New construction of the Documentation Center for the History of National Socialism at Königsplatz in Munich. Permanent ­exhibition, temporary exhibition, seminar rooms, conference room, ­library, administration

Munich Documentation Center for the history of National Socialism

Procedure: design competition including preceding ­application procedure, 2009 Rank: 1st prize Completion: 2014 Gross floor space: 5,000 m² Gross...

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PANEL 9 | PODIUM 9

Challenges and potentials

The sustainable concrete of tomorrow

Present sustainability of construction materials The sustainability debate has played an important role for many years also in the construction...

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A new system for precast concrete walls without lattice girders

The “cage wall”

On the occasion of the BetonTage congress, a product innovation will be presented, which only recently has celebrated its global premiere in Vienna:...

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PANEL 10 | PODIUM 10

Designing textile-reinforced structural concrete elements under bending stress – theoretical basics and practical application

Building in the context of existing structures:

The large number of existing structures and the high cost of new construction have led to a situation where the strengthening, maintenance and...

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PANEL 11 | PODIUM 11

Electric transmission lines with underground high-voltage cables -

Alternative systems for an energy turnaround

For those responsible only a few years remain to implement the decision taken by politics on June 11, 2011 on a gradual abandonment of nuclear energy....

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PANEL 12 | PODIUM 12

FOREWORD | VORWORTE

Four o’clock in the morning,

the sun is still asleep when Mary is struggling to get up. The girl lives in an orphanage in Palabana, Zambia. Her father died early, and her mother...

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