the Navy's New Ship Model Testing Plant

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Title: the Navy's New Ship Model Testing Plant

Author(s): Hugo C. Fischer

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 35

Issue: 4

Appears on pages(s): 317-336

Keywords: none

Date: 4/1/1939

Abstract:
Describes the procedure for the manufacture and placing of precast exposed-aggregate: panels. used as face forms for concrete walls of buildings. Gives reas;ons for adoption of a three-hinged concrete barrel arch for the roof of the main basin building and the construction procedure for placing the reinforcrng and concrete of the arch including the setting of the steel for the Mesnager type hinges. Describes procedure for minimizing future movement of basin walls on account of shrinkage, changes in moisture content and live loa deformations. Includes descriptions of plastic mosaic decorative concrete as used for interior walls.