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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: The Advantages Reinforced Concrete for Railway Construction
Author(s): B.H. Davis
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 275-299
Abstract:The advantages of reinforced concrete as a building material for railway construction are indeed many as compared with its few disadvantages which may more properly be termed its limitations. Where it is possible to use reinforced concrete for a part or all of a railway structure, it is generally of advantage at least in the long run to make use of this practically indestructable material.
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