Advantages of pre-cast concrete in airport construction
Tutor / directorGarola Crespo, Àlvar
Document typeMaster thesis
Rights accessOpen Access
prefabrication in infrastructural development with a focus on airport construction and its necessity for the project's short duration. The technology of precast panels is explained in the first part of the thesis including the specifics of different areas (structures) of the airports and their various needs. A comparison between precast and cast-in-place methods is performed regarding the construction time and financial aspects. Case study of the planned expansion and a hypothetical reconstruction at the Barcelona El Prat airport is analyzed and consequent conclusions and recommendations are made.