n Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering = Joernaal van die Suid-Afrikaanse Instituut van Siviele Ingenieurswese - Proposed guidelines for the design and construction of rubble masonry concrete arch bridges In 40(3) 1998, pp.9-16 : discussion

Volume 41, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-2019



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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