Advantages In The Use Of High Strength Concretes.

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Title: Advantages In The Use Of High Strength Concretes.

Author(s): Thomas T. Towles

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 28

Issue: 5

Appears on pages(s): 607-612

Keywords: none

Date: 5/1/1932

Abstract:
Advantages of high strength concrete, fo 2600 psi, are discussed. From the standpoint of cost there would be marked advantages for designs involving multiple arch spans and single long span crossings. Comparisons are made between standard and high strength concrete in arch and beam construction.