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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: A Critical Review of Current Practice in Reinforced Concrete Design as Embodied in Building Regulations and the Joint Committee Report
Author(s): Edward Godfrey
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 10-27
Abstract:Mark Twain once said that he had nothing against the German language, he would just like to reform it. I have nothing against reinforced concrete, I would just like to reform it. At the outset I wish to make two statements that no sane engineer can condradict. The first is: There are entirely too many failures in reinforced concrete construction. The second is: There has been entirely too little attention paid to these failures.
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