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Properties of Reinforced Concrete

  • W. H. Mosley
  • J. H. Bungey
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Abstract

Reinforced concrete is a strong durable building material that can be formed into many varied shapes and sizes ranging from a simple rectangular column, to a slender curved dome or shell. Its utility and versatility is achieved by combining the best features of concrete and steel. Consider some of the widely differing properties of these two materials that are listed below.

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Further Reading

  1. BS 1881: — Methods of testing concrete.Google Scholar
  2. BS 4408: — Recommendations for non-destructive methods of test for concrete.Google Scholar
  3. BS 4449: — Hot rolled steel bars for the reinforcement of concrete.Google Scholar
  4. BS 4461: — Cold worked steel bars for the reinforcement of concrete.Google Scholar
  5. BS 4466: — Bending dimensions and scheduling of bars for the reinforcement of concrete.Google Scholar
  6. BS — CP 110: The structural use of concrete.Google Scholar
  7. BS 1881: Handbook on the Unified Code for Structural Concrete (Cement and Concrete Association, Slough).Google Scholar
  8. A. M. Neville, Properties of Concrete (Pitman, London).Google Scholar
  9. A. M. Neville, Standard Method of Detailing Reinforced Concrete (The Concrete Society, London).Google Scholar
  10. A. M. Neville, Standard Reinforced Concrete Details (The Concrete Society, London).Google Scholar

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© W. H. Mosley and J. H. Bungey 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. H. Mosley
    • 1
  • J. H. Bungey
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of LiverpoolUK

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