Test of a Reinforced Concrete Slab

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Title: Test of a Reinforced Concrete Slab

Author(s): E.B. McCormick

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 11

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 57-63

Keywords: none

Date: 1/1/1915

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.