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Commercial Testing of Concrete


McCarter, Kenneth C. (1926) Commercial Testing of Concrete. Bachelor's thesis, California Institute of Technology. doi:10.7907/9QRF-XK31.


The material included within this report is the result of a series of tests of concrete specimens taken during the construction of various buildings in the cities of Pasadena and Los Angeles over a period of eight months.

The object of the problem is to determine the effect of the water ratio on the ultimate strength of the concrete as obtained from data observed and recorded from specimens taken from actual building practice rather than that from laboratory specimens made under ideal, or at least more nearly standard conditions.

Item Type:Thesis (Bachelor's thesis)
Subject Keywords:Civil Engineering
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Engineering and Applied Science
Major Option:Civil Engineering
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Unknown, Unknown
Thesis Committee:
  • None, None
Defense Date:1 June 1926
Record Number:CaltechTHESIS:06252015-145130629
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Default Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:9035
Deposited On:25 Jun 2015 22:00
Last Modified:16 Aug 2023 22:08

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