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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 Discussion of the Basis of Design for Reinforced Concrete Floor Slabs
Author(s): Arthur R. Lord
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 217-242
Abstract:In this paper the writer desires to state briefly, without attempting to make connection or applications, the evidence presented by the test of a flat slab floor in a reinforced concrete building, and also such confirming evidence form other tests made recently at the University of Illinois, as is applicable to a consideration of the basis of design for reinforced concrete floor slabs. Owing to the limited time it will be necessary to simply state many conlusions. Points on which a division of opinion may be expected will be discussed more fully.
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