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Title: Strength Tests for Bridge Concrete - Their Meaning and Significance
Author(s): Sandor Popovics
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 1174-1200
Keywords: bridges (structures); compressive strength; concretes; fatigue (materials); flexural strength; fracture properties; impact strength; quality control; shear strength; tensile strength; torsion
Abstract:In the introduction, the significance of the various concrete strengths, such as compressive, flexural, tensile, shearing, torsion, impact, bond, combined and fatigue strengths, is discussed. The two prinicpal reasons for determining the strength of a bridge concrete are as follows in the rest of the report.
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