Oregon Tests on Composite (Timber-Concrete) Beams (TIMBER-CONCRETE) B E A M S

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Title: Oregon Tests on Composite (Timber-Concrete) Beams (TIMBER-CONCRETE) B E A M S

Author(s): Conde B. McCullough

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 39

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 429-440

Keywords:

Date: 4/1/1943

Abstract:
Tests of timber-concrete beams were prompted by the desire of the Oregon State Highway Department to develop a short span highway bridge intermediate in cost between the untreated timber trestle and the reinforced concrete viaduct. The tests are briefly re- ported here. Important among the conclusions: The ultimate strength of a composite beam (of the type