CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS AND SUBSTRUCTURES: A HISTORICAL REVIEW

Concrete has been used extensively in foundations since the revival of interest in its use two centuries ago. This paper outlines changes in its applications and use for foundations and substructures over this period, paying particular attention to early twentieth century developments with reinforced concrete, and some post-Second World War innovations such as diaphragm walls and the use of large diameter bored piles in London clay. (A)

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 344-72
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 116
    • Issue Number: 3 & 4

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00729711
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Dec 26 1996 12:00AM