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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: A Test of a Flat Slab Floor in a Reinforced Concrete Building
Author(s): Arthur R. Lord
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 156-187
Abstract:The most important recent development in reinforced concrete building construction is the introduction and rapid extension of the flat slab type of floor. The advantages of this construction, from the standpoint of both the occupant and the builder, are very generally admitted. It cannot, however, hope to receive the full confidence of engineers until the nature of the structural action in such floors is understood.
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