Report on Field Tests and Methods Used in Building Construction to Obtain Concrete of Specified Strength

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Title: Report on Field Tests and Methods Used in Building Construction to Obtain Concrete of Specified Strength

Author(s): J.G. Ahlers

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 19

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 114-124

Keywords: none

Date: 1/1/1923

Abstract:
These tests were undertaken to obtain information on the practical workings of the information published by the Lewis Institute of Chicago, and the subsequent proposed spefications for concrete and reinforced-concrete by the Joint Committee on Concrete and Reinforced-Concrete. The possibility of obtaining concrete of a uniform and required strength is a matter of controversy and if it is practical to obtain same in field work has not yet been definitely proven.