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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: Reinforced Concrete in Sewer Construction
Author(s): W.W. Horner
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 87-99
Abstract:Up to 1900 severs were constructed of brick and stone, sometimes accompanied by concrete backing and occasionally of plain concrete. From long experience with these materials, certain typical sections had been developed, of which the circular and egg-shaped brick sewers in the smaller sizes were more common. For larger sizes some form of arch with a generally flat invert was used.
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