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TH124 - Tilt-Up Basics: Design and Build Using Tilt-Up as a System

Thursday, January 23 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM | Room N238, North Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center « Back

The Tilt-Up wall is only one component of the building system.  To best utilize the benefits and efficiency of the Tilt-Up concept, the entire design and construction process must be evaluated.   This session will explain the basic concepts of Tilt-Up as a system including a brief history of Tilt-Up, building types and architectural expression, design parameters and specifications. Planning the Tilt-Up building, including site consideration, foundation systems, the casting slab, forming and special features and casting panels will be discussed. Erection and safety, finishes, sustainability & special construction including resources will also be covered.

  1. Examine the basic Tilt-Up construction process from concept and design through construction, safety, finishes and features
  2. Specify and evaluate Tilt-Up walls
  3. Explore the possibilities and limitations of Tilt-Up construction
  4. Discuss the sustainability and efficiency of using Tilt-Up as a system

Presented by Tilt-Up Concrete Association

Credits: 1.5 Hours AIA/CES LU|HSW, PDH, TCA, DBPR/CILB No. 0609854

Education Tracks: Concrete 101

Event Type: WOC 90-Minute Seminars > Session


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