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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Design and Construction of a Concrete Barge
Author(s): L.L. Livingston
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 433-440
Abstract:It is a well-known fact tht one of the first uses of reinforced concrete was in boat construction. However, the literature on the subject is very limited, and while a number of attempts have been made to build boats out of concrete , the necessity for using every available material for shipbuilding purposes has never been so great as at the present time.
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