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Title: Design Aids for the Direct Design Method of Flat Slabs
Author(s): Alfred Zweig
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 285-299
Keywords: bays (structural bending units) ; beams (supports); bending moments; caps (supports) ; columns (supports);concrete slabs; flat concrete plates: multistory buildings;reinforced concrete; structural analysis: structural design.
Abstract:The purpose of this paper is to present aids for the design of flat slabs and flat plates by the Direct Design Method, as outlined in Chapter 13 of ACI 318-71. The use of the aids is demonstrated by two practical examples.
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