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Title: Accuracy of Structural Models
Author(s): W.A. Litle, E. Cohen, and G. Somerville
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 65-124
Keywords: accuracy; acrylic resins; beams (supports); columns (supports); compressive strength; concrete dams; concretes; cracking (fracturing); fabrication; flat concrete plates; frames; loads (forces); measuring instruments; micro-concrete; models
Abstract:The highly important question of accuracy of model results is explored in this paper. Before a decision is made to proceed with a model study the decision maker should be cognizant of the accuracy which can reasonably be expected in a model study, and once the decision to proceed is made, the model enigneer should know of the techniques and procedures which will lead to useful dependable results.
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