Accession Number : AD0850630

Title :   Ferro Cement Panels. Volume I. Experimental Evaluation and Protective Potential.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 22 May-30 Oct 68,

Corporate Author : LIN (T Y) AND ASSOCIATES VAN NUYS CA

Personal Author(s) : Adams, Ray

Report Date : NOV 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 227

Abstract : A series of practical experiments was conducted in order to judge the effectiveness of ferro cement panels in building revetments, bunkers, 'concrete sky' aircraft cover and fenders around bridge piers for protection against underwater demolition charges. Ferro cement consists of sand-cement mortar filled with closely woven steel mesh reinforcing. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SHELTERS, REINFORCED CONCRETE), (*REINFORCED CONCRETE, PANELS), COMPOSITE MATERIALS, REINFORCING MATERIALS, CEMENTS, STEEL, BEAMS(STRUCTURAL), FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES), SANDWICH PANELS, PROTECTION, BRIDGES, PASSIVE DEFENSE, PIERS, REVETMENTS.

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE