Title: Design and Construction of a State-of-the-art Superflat Floor
Author(s): Jerry Holland
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 22-29
Keywords: concrete construction; flat concrete slabs; joints (junctions); floors; mix proportioning; post tensioning; slab-on-ground construction; structural design; warehouses; Construction
Describes the design and construction of a superflat warehouse floor. Layout, post-tensioning, and joint design are discussed, along with mix proportioning concrete placement and finishing, and monitoring of flatness and levelness. The need for cooperation and communication among all members of the design and construction team is stressed.