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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: Test of a Reinforced Concrete Slab
Author(s): E.B. McCormick
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 57-63
Abstract:Because of the uncertainty existing bridge designers and concrete enigneers regarding the distribution throughout a concrete slab of the effects of loads, it has been the custom to use a width of from 1 to 4 ft. as a repeating section. It has been recognized that these widths could probably be increased if more were learned regarding the distruibtution of the stresses.
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