Estimation of Slab Deflections in Flat Plate Buildings

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Title: Estimation of Slab Deflections in Flat Plate Buildings

Author(s): B. Vijaya Rangan

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 83

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 269-273

Keywords: deflection; flat concrete plates; flat concrete slabs; measurement;reinforced concrete.

Date: 3/1/1986

Abstract:
A simple deflection for the calculation of final deflections of reinforced concrete flat slab and flat plate floors is proposed. The deflections calculated by the proposed expression agree closely with those measured in real buildings.