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Title: Theoretical landing mat studies : a Corps of Engineers research and development report
Authors: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Keywords: Landing mats
Landing mats behavior
Membrane-type materials
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical memorandum
Preface: The investigation reported herein was authorized by the Office, Chief of Engineers, in a letter to the Director, Waterways Experiment Station, dated 24 January 1951, subject, "Criteria for Designing Runways Surfaced with Landing Mat and Membrane-type Materials -- Project No. 8-69-04-064. 11 Responsibility for prosecution of the investigation was assigned to the Waterways Experiment Station. The over-all landing- mat investigation is being& conducted under the direction of a Board of Consultants comprised of the following members: Professor S. J. Buchanan Professor A. Casagrande Professor D. W. Taylor Professor N. M. Newmark Dr. P. C. Rutledge Mr. R. R. Philippe Mr. O. J Porter Mr. W.J. Turnbull Mr. T. A. Middlebrooks was a member of this board until his death in January 1954. The theoretical landing mat studies reported herein were conducted under the direction of a special working group composed of the following members: Mr. R. R. Philippe Mr. E. P. Bone (formerly with ORDL) Mr. W. B. Spangler Mr. W. J. Turnbull Mr. C. R. Foster Professor D. W. Taylor Professor Gerald Pickett Professor N. M. Newmark In addition to the working group, engineers actively concerned with the planning, testing, analysis, and report phases of this study were Mr. Frank Mellinger and Miss Ruth Meineke of the Ohio River Division Laboratories, and Messrs. 0. B. Ray, C. D. Burns, J. F. Redus, B. G. Schreiner, and M. J. Mathews of the Waterways Experiment Station. This report was prepared by Professor N. M. Newmark of the University of Illinois, Professor Gerald Pickett of the University of Wisconsin, Mr. Frank Mellinger and Miss Ruth Meineke of the Ohio River Division Laboratories, and Messrs. C. R. Foster, C. D. Burns, R. G. Ahlvin, and J. H. Bigham of the Waterways Experiment Station.
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