Reinforced Concrete in Europe, Including Its Applications, Economics, and Endurance; The Systems, the Forms of Bars and the Metal Used in England and on the Continent

Reinforced Concrete in Europe, Including Its Applications, Economics, and Endurance; The Systems, the Forms of Bars and the Metal Used in England and on the Continent

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...(Germany). This is a system of flat flooring in which the reinforcement consists of steel strips set on edge and bent up at the ends where they rest on the lower flanges of the supporting I-beams. The upper part of the floor is moulded around wooden blocks, which are subsequently removed. German Patent 139,339, June 15, 1901. EGGERT. Diss & Co., Dusseldorf (Germany). This system, which is applicable to flat and also arched floors, renders the use of supporting beams unnecessary. There are two special features, one, that the round bars are inclined up at each end and the ends hooked over, and the other that both rods are in the same plane, the bottom rod being the longer. When specially strong anchorage is necessary, small plates are wedged on the bent up parts of each rod. ELLIS. John Ellis & Sons, Ltd., Leicester (England). A system of circular and elliptical pipes, reinforced with ribs formed of round steel rods welded and worked into the concrete. FICHTNER. This system of reinforcement is used for high pressure pipes, especially when laid at great depths. The main reinforcement consists of two hoops of thick wire bent into ovals and laid on each other so that they cross at four points, and leave four central crescent shaped spaces, through each of which at least two wires run longitudinally. FRANKE. Eisenbeton Franke G.m.b.H., Friedenau b/Berlin and L. Mannstaedt et Cie, A. G., Kalk b/C61n (Germany). In this system of flooring, the supporting beams are of inverted T-section with the top piece rolled into conical waves. They are laid I meter apart. The arched concrete slabs, 1 x 0.25 meters, are made in advance and contain no reinforcement, but have a series of small semicircular holes along their edges. After placing the slabs in...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236612086
  • 9781236612083