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This historical booklet can have various typos and lacking textual content. dealers can obtain a loose scanned replica of the unique e-book (without typos) from the writer. now not listed. no longer illustrated. 1914 version. Excerpt: ...of advantageous fabric for filling the voids; yet for concrete pavement this high quality fabric isn't really useful and is susceptible to be unsafe. almost about the power, the joint committee on concrete and strengthened concrete within the final document calls for a hundred in line with cent sand in any other case, if it exams below this, that it shall have a bigger percent of cement with a restrict of 70 according to cent because the ratio among financial institution sand and the normal sand. for big building we'd often use sand someplace among the bounds of a hundred according to cent and 70 according to cent; yet for pavements, the place the query of damage is into consideration, it will be important to get a excessive common if we want to have sturdy effects. record OF COMMITTEE IV guidance AND therapy OF SUB-GRADE FOR CONCRETE ROADS Chairman--Ira O. Baker Professor of Civil Engineering, collage of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois A. R. Hirst A. N. Johnson nation street Engineer, Madison, Wis. country road Engineer, Springfield, 111. significance OF practise OF SUB-GRADE The Committee calls consciousness to the truth that defects within the subgrade of a concrete highway, or the mistaken practise of it, may possibly neutralize or nullify the care given to next phases of the development. the elemental requirement of the subgrade is that it shall invariably be of uniform density, with the intention to no longer settle erratically and reason cracks within the concrete floor. a few engineers it seems that think that it isn't essential to take as a lot care in getting ready the subgrade or starting place of a concrete pavement as of different varieties of roads having a man-made floor, as the concrete slab will act as a bridge over any gentle streak or low spot within the beginning; however the Committee is of the opinion that it is a mistake. The power of a...