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Title: Core Construction for Reinforced-Concrete Floors
Author(s): A.H. Bromley, Jr.
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 303-309
Abstract:In the early days of the development of reinforced-concrete it was realized that the rectangular beam, with a width from top to bottom sufficient to develop its full compressive strength, was not an economical section, therefore, attention was centered on the study of the possibilities of the use of a portion of the slab at either side of the beam as constituting the compressive flange of the beam, and with the strem designed to care only for the proctection of the steel and secondary stresses to which it is subjected.
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