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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: Behavior of Concrete Structures Under Atomic Bombing
Author(s): E. H. Praeger
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 709-720
Abstract:The destruction wrought by atomic bombing of the Japanese cities, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, August, 1945, is outlined, with an analysis of typical damage within areas with respect to zero point. The survival of certain modern buildings of reinforced concrete and composite construction is noted with interest. The paper discusses principles and procedures design necessary to resist attacks by these special new weapons.
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