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 verstatility 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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© W. H. Mosley and J. H. Bungey 1990

Authors and Affiliations

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

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