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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: Plain And Reinforced Concrete Arches
Author(s): ACI Committee 312
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 1-28
Abstract:A summary of the work done by Committee 312 since the publication of its progress report in 1932, and presents for discussion a suggested specification for reinforced concrete arch design. Further investi- gation has been made of the effects of shrinkage and plastic flow. Measurements on large arches at Pitts- burgh over a period of years are presented and dis- cussed along with the results of other investigations. Recommendations are made as to the calculations of moments and thrusts due to loading and volume changes, A new method is proposed for the design of the arch rib based on ultimate strength formulas and a new approach to the question of factor of safety for members subjected to direct load and flexure.
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