Title: The Use of Models in Structural Engineering
Author(s): Jack R. Janney, John E. Breen, Helmut Geymayer, William T. Lockman, Mauel Rocha
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 1-18
Keywords: concretes; costs; microconcrete; models; reinforced concrete; research; scale (ratio); simulation; structural design; structural engineering
Scale models are becoming increasingly more important in research on structural concrete and are also being used quite widely in the design problem. Presenting a justification for the use of models in these areas the authors discuss the advantages and disadvantages of structural models in general.