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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
Appears on pages(s): 47-54
Keywords: design, durability, reinforcement, thickness
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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