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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: Flat Plate Analysis of Olentangy River Dormitories
Author(s): Russell S. Fling
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 568-574
Keywords: flat plates (concrete);models;multi-story buildings;reinforced concrete; reinforcing steel;residential buildings;slabs (nonmetallic);structural design;walls; welded wire fabric
Abstract:Describes the design of flat plate floor slabs for two 24-story dormitories by model analysis using a scale acrylic plastic model of a typical slab with supporting columns and walls, loaded with negative air pressure. Biaxial strains were measured and converted to stresses using the measured value for the modulus of elasticity and Poisson’s ratio. Distribution of the stresses was analyzed and stresses at critical sections were converted to moments from which the required reinforcement was determined. Discusses some details of reinforcing and thermal movement of 20-story high concrete walls.
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