Accession Number : AD0701189

Title :   PRECAST CONCRETE ELEMENTS WITH BAMBOO REINFORCEMENT.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Report Date : MAY 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : The document covers investigation and tests of bamboo for use as reinforcing material in light emergency concrete constructions where steel is not available or economically justified, but bamboo and labor are available in quantity.

Descriptors :   (*REINFORCED CONCRETE, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN), (*REINFORCING MATERIALS, *GRASSES), TENSILE PROPERTIES, BEAMS(STRUCTURAL), ARMY RESEARCH, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, PLANTS(BOTANY), LOADS(FORCES), STRESSES, TEST METHODS, CRACKS

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE