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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: Tests to Destruction of a Multipanel Waffle Slab Structure - 1964-1965 New York's World Fair
Author(s): Donald D. Magura and W. Gene Corlet
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 699-703
Keywords: Concrete slabs, cracking (fracturing), deflec-tion,
field tests, flat concrete plates,
flexural strength, load tests (structural),
reinforced concrete, research, shear strength
Abstract:Three load tests conducted on roof of Rathskeller Building, Belgian Village, exhibit at 1964-65 New York World’s Fair applied uniform loading to four adjacent interior panels, then to three panels along the edge of the slab, finally to a single interior panel. The behaviorof the structure was in general accord with existing theories.
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