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Title: Tolerance Conflicts and Omissions in Suspended Slab Construction
Author(s): Eldon Tipping
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 33-37
Keywords: concrete construction; concrete slabs; floors; high-rise buildings; office buildings; quality assurance; reinforced concrete; specifications; tolerances (mechanics); Construction
Abstract:Discusses the effect of construction tolerances on the flatness, levelness, and elevation of conventionally reinforced cast-in-place concrete and concrete slabs on metal decks. Examines selected accepted tolerances for formwork elevation, reinforcing steel fabrication and placement, beam and slab thickness, structural steel fabrication and erection, and floor surface elevation. Identities and discusses tolerance areas that are commonly overlooked in contract documents.
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