Some Defects in Concrete Buildings-Their Causes and How to Minimize by Proper Design

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Title: Some Defects in Concrete Buildings-Their Causes and How to Minimize by Proper Design

Author(s): H.D. Loring

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 19

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 20-23

Keywords: none

Date: 1/1/1923

Abstract:
The place given this paper on the "Good Concrete" program has led to a literal treatment of the subject, although I cannont refrain from pointing out that many errors in the design of concrete buildings are not those that lead to collapse or even to cracks. The loss of labor and material due to wasteful desinging or poor judgement in the selection of type of cocstruction, loads, stresses, are real though unseen, losses not less than such defects as are pointed out here.