PCI of Illinois and Wisconsin University Education Support
has a textbook program for those students studying precast concrete design at the
college level, PCI will provide a CD version of the PCI Design Handbook or the
Architectural Precast Manual. To obtain these books, please contact Amy Holliday
offered to both undergraduate and graduate classes for schools of engineering,
architecture, and construction management. A list of topics, covered in a
typical lecture, can be obtained by contacting Amy Holliday.
Precast Producer Plant Tours
PCI-IL & WI
producer members often sponsor college students for plant tours. Students are
offered the opportunity to see a plant during business hours in full operation.
Students learn how precast concrete is manufactured, see the steps taken to
ensure quality product, and gain a better understanding of how the product
works within the design and construction process.
PCI-IL & WI
will sponsor students interested in membership in the Precast/Prestressed
Concrete Institute. Students must be in an accredited program and sponsored by
a professor. Any reputable individual engaged or interested in the
plant-produced precast and prestressed concrete industry as a producer,
supplier of materials and/or services, architect, engineer, contractor,
developer technician, educator or student, is eligible to apply for membership.
Big Beam Contest
PCI offers a
competition for structural engineering students. The BIG BEAM contest is
designed to allow teams from universities to work with local precast producers
to design, build and test a long prestressed beam. The shape of the cross section is up to you. Learn more about the big beam contest here.
for internship employment exist in many parts of the U.S. for students studying
a variety of construction-related topics. The PCI Summer Intern Program seeks
to link engineering and architecture students looking for summer employment
with PCI producer plants, industry suppliers, consulting engineering firms and
Precast In a Box
Precast in a Box includes all of the resources required to teach a university level course in precast concrete design. To learn more and request Precast in a Box contact Amy Holliday
Prestress In a Box
Prestress in a Box includes all of the resources required to teach a university level course in prestressed concrete design. To learn more and request Prestressed in a Box
contact Amy Holliday.