Title: the Navy's New Ship Model Testing Plant
Author(s): Hugo C. Fischer
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 317-336
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.