Design Aids for the Direct Design Method of Flat Slabs

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Title: Design Aids for the Direct Design Method of Flat Slabs

Author(s): Alfred Zweig

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 70

Issue: 4

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.

Date: 4/1/1973

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.