DISCUSSION OF REPORT AND SUPPLEMENTARY STUDIES: U. S. BUREAU OF PUBLIC ROADS IMPACT TESTS - SUMMARY OF REPORT

STEEL AND CONCRETE SLABS DID NOT AFFORD GREATER RESISTANCE TO IMPACT ON DRY SUBGRADE BUT INCREASED THE RESISTANCE ON WET SUBGRADES. MR. OLDER FINDS STEEL WAS EFFICIENT IN REDUCING PROGRESSIVE DESTRUCTION FOLLOWING CORNER BREAKS. MR. HOFFMAN FINDS THAT STEEL WAS USED ONLY UNDER ADVERSE CONDITIONS OF SUBGRADE BUT REINFORCED SLABS SLOW LESS CRACKING THAN PLAIN CONCRETE SECTIONS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 5, Pt 2, PP 124-131, 5 FIG
  • Authors:
    • Smith, E B
    • Teller, L W
    • Gage, R B
  • Discussers:
    • Older, C
  • Publication Date: 1926

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 3-4, 1925. Part II: Report of Investigation of the Economic Value of Reinforcement in Concrete Roads
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00205803
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Nov 9 1970 12:00AM