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Title: Proposed Design Specifications for Two-Way Floor Slabs
Author(s): N. M. Newmark and C. P, Siess
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 597-607
Keywords: no keywords
Abstract:A new design specification for two-way concrete floor slabs is presented. It is proposed as a replacement for the methods currently contained in Section 709 of the ACI Building Code (ACI 318-47). This new specification is based on analyses of continuous rectangular slabs carrying a uniformly distributed load. Account is taken of the continuity of the slab, of the torsional stiffness of the beams, and of the deflection of the beams.
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