Title: Tests of Elastic Models of Flat Plate and Flat Slab Floor System
Author(s): Richard C. Elstner
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 289-320
Keywords: acrylic resins; deflection; edge beams; flat concrete plates; flat concrete slabs; modles; moment distribution; moments; Poisson's ratio; polymethly methacrylate; reinforced concrete; research; strains; stresses; thermoplastic resins
Describing how the use of small scale elastic test models having dimensions compatable with slab tests at the University of Illinois and the Portland Cement Association has facilitated the study of the more complicated structural systems, particularly the beamless slab system.