Human Response to Cracking in Concrete Slabs

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Title: Human Response to Cracking in Concrete Slabs

Author(s): J. Diaz Padilla and F. Robles

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 30

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 43-54

Keywords: concrete slabs; cracking (fracturing); crack width and spacing; environments; psychology; reinforced concrete; research; residental buildings; serviceability

Date: 1/1/1971

Abstract:
A technique is proposed for identifying and quantifying user needs in low-cost housing projects. This is done by correlating physical measures of the envionment with psychological measures of the users. The method is illustrated with an attempt to develop acceptability criteria for cracking in concrete slabs.