TIME-SAVING METHODS IN HIGHWAY ENGINEERING - CHAPTER 5

STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT RESPONSES TO SEVEN QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO STRUCTURES FOR WHICH THE DISTANCE BETWEEN ABUTMENTS IS OVER 20 FEET ARE PRESENTED IN A TABLE AND IN A QUESTION-BY-QUESTION SUMMARY. THE QUESTIONS DEAL WITH MECHANIZATION OF COMPUTATION, TABULAR DATA AND CHARTS, COMPARATIVE ESTIMATES, STANDARD PLANS, GRAPHICAL METHODS, SPECIAL DRAFTING EQUIPMENT, AND MISCELLANEOUS TIME-SAVING DEVICES. OF PARTICULAR NOTE WAS WORK DONE IN DEVELOPING TABULAR DATA AND CHARTS TO REPLACE OR REDUCE COMPUTATION, THE USE OF STANDARD PLANS TO SPEED PREPARATION, AND THE USE OF STANDARD REFERENCE FORMS, ELECTRONIC CALCULATING MACHINES, AND PHOTO-REPRODUCTION EQUIPMENT.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • pp 120-138, 2 TAB
  • Corporate Authors:

    Highway Research Board

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  • Authors:
    • Schureman, L R
  • Publication Date: 1956-3

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  • Accession Number: 00209603
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jun 11 1972 12:00AM