oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Proposed guidelines for the design and construction of rubble masonry concrete arch bridges
|Article Title||Proposed guidelines for the design and construction of rubble masonry concrete arch bridges|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 *School of Concrete Technology at the Cement and Concrete Institute, **University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg & ***Civil Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jan 1943|
|Pages||31 - 32|
|Keyword(s)||Concrete arch bridges, Masonry and Rubble|
Practical design and construction considerations, other than detailed specifications, were discussed with reference to precedent, experimental testing and theoretical modelling. Consideration of several failure mechanisms indicated that the RMC arch problem is primarily one of equilibrium rather than of material strength and that structural stability without reinforcing can be ensured.
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