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Title: Flexicore Floor and Roof Slabs
Author(s): Gayle B. Price
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 325-337
Keywords: no keywords
Abstract:This paper describes briefly the design, manufacture, erection procedures and use of Flexicore slabs in precast concrete floor and roof systems. The Flexicore slab has a standard cross section 12 in. wide and 6 in. thick, lightened by two holes 4 5/8 in. in diameter running the full length of the slab which is made in inch variations of length up to a maximum of 22 ft 6 in. Reinforcement consists of two bars in the top of the slab fore "handling" stresses and two or three prestresses tension bars as requires at the bottom to take care of bending moment.
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