Multistory Lift-Slab Construction

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Title: Multistory Lift-Slab Construction

Author(s): W. Sefton

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 54

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 579-589

Keywords: no keywords

Date: 1/1/1958

Abstract:
Outlines the general procedure for lift-slab work, citing main advantages and disadvantages. Describes in some detail the slabs, collars, jacks, fittings, jack rods, columns, and anchorage and foundation problems. Principles governing lifting sequence are noted; an example shows lifting sequence for B-story building. Cost factors are treated, and current Canadian trends in lift-slab applications are given.