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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: Research Needs and the Future of Ferrocement
Author(s): James P. Romualdi
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 173-178
Keywords: construction materials; cracking (fracturing); crack
width and spacing; ferrocement; reinforced concrete; research;
structural design; welded wire fabric; wire cloth.
Abstract:A review of the basic characteristics of ferrocement, as it is distinguished from conventionally reinforced concrete or fiber reinforced concrete, is made. Problems of definition and performance are discussed in light of needed design criteria and future research needs are outlined.
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