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Elevated Engineering

Roof top pools and other similar elevated swimming pool structures present a very unique set of considerations that must be thoroughly incorporated in the design and construction of these features. It is common that these elevated pools are constructed inside a concrete vault or on top of a concrete slab. The two-part article discusses the very unique structural loads exerted on these structures and the need to substantially increase the rebar schedules used in construction. The article also discusses the importance of waterproofing the interior of the concrete vault, and installation of a comprehensive drainage system between the vault and the shotcrete swimming pool structure. Several case histories are be presented as examples.  Full Article


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Kentucky Lake Pipe Pile Load Test Program

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Evaluation of Simulation Models of Lateral Spread Sites Treated with Prefabricated Vertical Drains

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Drilling and Underwater Inspection of the Hurricane Deck Bridge

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Soil Nails at Gateway to Nebraska


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Identification and Mitigation of an Earth Fissure: Arizona State Route 303L: Glendale Avenue to Peoria Avenue Segment, Phoenix, Arizona


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Landslide Stabilization Along the Ohio River


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Reviewing the Earthwork Specifications

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Determination of Unit Tip Resistance for Drilled Shafts in Piedmont Rocks Using Global Rock Mass Strength


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Geofoam Aids in Bridge Replacement Project

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