Concrete and Reinforced Concrete
by W. Noble Twelvetrees
Publisher: I. Pitman 1922
Number of pages: 168
The objects of this book are to set forth the essential nature of concrete, to describe briefly the materials of which it is composed, the manner in which these materials are proportioned and mixed, the methods adopted in practice for the application of the product ; to state as clearly and concisely as possible the fundamental principles of reinforced concrete, and to illustrate by references to typical examples of construction the remarkable characteristics of that happy union of concrete and steel.
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