Flatness and Levelness of Elevated Surfaces

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Title: Flatness and Levelness of Elevated Surfaces

Author(s): Eldon Tipping and K. S. Rajagopalan

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 12

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 52-62

Keywords: concrete construction; concrete slabs; high-rise buildings; office buildings; floors; quality assurance; reinforced concrete; specifications; tolerances (mechanics); Construction

Date: 1/1/1990

Abstract:
Describes the floor flatness and levelness-monitoring program used during construction of a 28-story reinforced concrete office building in Phoenix, Ariz. Evaluation of data collected from the lower floors was used to make decisions that improved the quality of the upper floors.