Robert Maillart and the Origins of Reinforced Concrete

Learning Objectives: Learn about new materials and new structural forms; the scientific functions of reinforced concrete and the 3-hinged arch; the evolution of form in the concrete hollow box arches of RM; bending moments and the form of the Salginatobel Bridge

Keywords: reinforced concrete, masonry, arch, hinges, bridge, efficiency, economy, design

Teaching Materials


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