EVALUATION OF THE RESULTS OF RESEARCH ABROAD

ERFASSUNG UND VERWERTUNG AUSLAENDISCHER FORSCHUNGSERKENNTNISSE

AT THE INSTIGATION OF THE (GERMAN) MINISTER OF CONSTRUCTIONAL ENGINEERING AND TOWN PLANNING, FOREIGN RESEARCH WORK FOR THE PERIOD 1973/74 IN THE TECHNICAL FIELDS OF THE COMBUSTION BEHAVIOUR OF COMPONENTS AND STRUCTURES, COMBINED STRESS FROM TORSION, BENDING AND TRANSVERSE FORCE AS WELL AS THE STABILITY OF REINFORCED CONCRETE FRAMES AND SUPPORTS HAS BEEN ASSESSED AND EVALUATED BY THE BRAUNSCHWEIG TECHNICAL INSTITUTE FOR CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND REINFORCED CONCRETE IN COOPERATION WITH THE DOCUMENTARY ESTABLISHMENT FOR BUILDING TECHNIQUE. REPORT SHEETS WITH LITERATURE CITATION AND SUMMARY OF CONTENTS WERE MADE OUT FOR ABOUT 88 REPORTS WHICH HAVE BECOME WELL KNOWN. IN ADDITION, A TABULAR EVALUATION WAS CARRIED OUT FOR THE TYPE AND OBJECT OF THE INVESTIGATIONS WHICH ENABLES RAPID FINDING OF METHOD, STATIC SYSTEM AND A NUMBER OF OTHER IMPORTANT FACTORS. AT THE BEGINNING OF THE REPORT SHEETS WAS A SUMMARY WHICH SHOWS THE PRESENT STATE OF RESEARCH ABROAD ANALYSED CRITICALLY AND REFERS TO RESEARCH WITH REGARD TO THE SUBJECTS IN QUESTION IN GERMANY. IT IS INTENDED TO CONTINUE THIS DOCUMENTATION ANNUALLY.