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Title: Limit Strength and Serviceability Factors in Uniformly Loaded, Isotropically Reinforced Two-Way Slabs
Author(s): T.Y. Hung and E.G. Nawy
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 301-324
Keywords: concrete slabs; cracking (fracturing); deflection; high-strength concretes; hinges (structural); isotropy; limit design method; plates (structural members); reinforced concrete; research; restraints; serviceability; strength; structural analysis
Abstract:Criteria are proposed for predicting the limit strength of uniformly loaded two-way action structural slabs and plates of various boundary conditions, taking into account the compressive membrane effect at large deflections. Also a serviceability factors concept is proposed for use in conjunction with limit strength design of slabs.
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