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Title: Cooperation Needed For Architectural Concrete

Author(s): A. J. Boase

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 35

Issue: 4

Appears on pages(s): 365-378

Keywords: none

Date: 4/1/1939

Replies to questions of Ely Jacques Kahn and Leopold Arnaud regarding alleged spalling, cracking, absorption, and impermanency of exposed concrete. Suggests remedies by closer attention to new develop-ments and techniques, viz., treated concrete, reinforcing steels, thin slabs, and details, and stresses need for cooperation between architects, engineers and contractors. Discusses behavior of structures In-duced by foundation restraints (illustrated with small scale models), colored aggregates with. use of bond transfer method, discoloration, and erosion.


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