The Use of Models in Structural Engineering

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Title: The Use of Models in Structural Engineering

Author(s): Jack R. Janney, John E. Breen, Helmut Geymayer, William T. Lockman, Mauel Rocha

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 24

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 1-18

Keywords: concretes; costs; microconcrete; models; reinforced concrete; research; scale (ratio); simulation; structural design; structural engineering

Date: 1/1/1970

Abstract:
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.