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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: Fourth Progress Report On The Column Tests Made At The University Of Illinois
Author(s): F. E. Richart and G. C. StaehleF
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 279-315
Abstract:A summary of test results of Series 3, 5, and 6. Series 3 covered tests of 153 columns subjected to sustained loading or used as shrinkage specimens. After I year of observation most of these columns were tested to failure in axial compression. The initial stresses reduced by creep and shrinkage evidently produced no effect on the ultimate strenath of the columns-Series 5 and 6 consisted of tests of columns having core diameters of 8, 12, 20, and 28 in., all columns being 7 1/2 core diameters in height. Those of Series 6 had 2-in. protective shells. The largest columns were 32 in. in diameter, 17.5 ft high.
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