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100-year study mirrors U.S. history of concrete

Posted on 21. Jun, 2011 by .

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Almost since the beginning of recorded history, people have used concrete substances in everything from infrastructure to artwork. Yet, recently as the early 1900s, there had been little scientific research of concrete and only a few standards existed to guide its modern-day mixing and implementation. UW-Madison Mechanics Professor Owen Withey recognized this deficit and, in [...]

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