Further Studies on Flexural Crack Control in Structural Slab System

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Title: Further Studies on Flexural Crack Control in Structural Slab System

Author(s): Edward G. Nawy and Kenneth W. Blair

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 30

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 1-42

Keywords: concrete slabs; cracking (fracturing); flat concrete plates; flexural strength; fracture properties; loads (forces); plates (structural members); reinforced concrete; reinforcing steels; research; restraints; serviceability; two-way slabs

Date: 1/1/1971

Abstract:
This paper is a consolidation of almost all available studies on the flexural cracking behavior of two-way action slabs and plates. An analysis is made of the test results of ninety two-way action slabs both rectangular and square and having various boundary conditions.