The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 7 (1929) > Issues > Issue 6 > Masonry and Concrete Arches
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Masonry and Concrete Arches

With the extensive use of reinforced concrete for modern bridge construction, semicircular, segmental and semi-elliptical arches of brick, plain concrete or stone are much less frequently adopted for new works than was formerly the case; but the revival of road transport occasioned by the use of the petrol driven vehicle brings home to the structural and civil engineer the importance of the problem of the stability of the arch. Arthur A. Fordham

Author(s): Fordham, Arthur A