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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: Floating Block Theory in Structural Analysis
Author(s): Stanley U. Benscoter
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 205-228
Abstract:A process of reaction distribution is developed for the purpose of calculating reactions beneath hinged floating blocks. Application to hinged base slabs is illustrated. The analogous correspondence to the process of moment distribution is explained by using the column analogy.
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