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Title: Two-Way Slab Parking Structures in Canada

Author(s): Hassan Aoude, William D. Cook, and Denis Mitchell

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 35

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 47-54

Keywords: design, durability, reinforcement, thickness

Date: 12/1/2013

Abstract:
Over the years, there have been changes to codes governing the design of two-way slab parking structures in Canada. These changes include improvements to the general design provisions for two-way slab structures, as well as the introduction of special provisions for parking structures. In this article, factors affecting the structural safety of existing two-way slab parking structures in Canada are reviewed, including inadequacies in older codes, construction defects, and deterioration due to exposure to de-icing chemicals.

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