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Development of a Height Adjustment Method of Prefabricated Individual Footing for the Leveling of Unit Modular Structural System
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Development of a Height Adjustment Method of Prefabricated Individual Footing for the Leveling of Unit Modular Structural System
Jun, Young-hun; Kim, Kyoon-Tai; Chae, Myung-Jin;
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In the unit modular construction, the unit module prefabricated in a factory with a high level of accuracy does not fit completely onto the ground-joint junction due to the low accuracy of the ground work. This difference in the level of accuracy can cause diverse problems, such as twisting the upper unit modules and loosening the connection between the module and the footing. On this background, the aim of this study is to develop a technique for adjusting the height of the prefabricated individual footing. To accomplish the aim, a height adjustment method using bolts and nuts is proposed, and a shop drawing and the construction sequence are also presented in this study. The structural safety is verified through a structure simulation. In the future, research will be conducted on a mock-up test of the height adjustment method developed in this study, and an analysis of economic feasibility will be performed in order to verify its constructability and usability.
modular construction;prefabricated individual footing;height adjustment method;horizontal accuracy;
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