Slab, Concrete

Definition: a molded layer of plain or reinforced concrete, flat, horizontal (or nearly so), usually of uniform but sometimes of variable thickness, and supported by beams, columns, walls, other framework, or on the ground.- ACI Concrete Terminology


A concrete slab is a structural feature, usually of constant thickness, that can be used as a floor or a roof. A slab-on-ground is supported on the subsoil and is usually reinforced with reinforcing bars or welded wire mesh. A suspended slab (or structural slab) spans between supports and must be reinforced to resist bending moments calculated from statics based on the magnitude of load and span. There are one-way slabs, two-way slabs, waffle slabs, flat plates, flat slabs, and many other slab types.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON SLAB, CONCRETE

Modeling of Thermal Spalling for a GFRP-Reinforced Concrete Slab

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2022

Evaluation of FRP Bars & Meshes Used as Secondary Reinforcement for Nonstructural Concrete Members for Building Code Compliance

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2022

Reliability of Compression-Controlled FRP RC Flexural Members Designed using North American Codes and Standards: Comparison and FRP Material Resistance/Strength Reduction Factor Calibration

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2022

Nondestructive Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Slabs Rehabilitated with Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymers

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2022

Ultimate and Fatigue Responses of GFRP-Reinforced, UHPC-Filled, Bridge Deck Joints

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2022

Presenting Laser Scan Results for Slabs-on-Ground

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/1/2022

Harmony of Provisions of American Concrete Institute Publications: ACI 318-19 Code and ACI Committee Guides

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Effect of Support Geometry on the Punching Shear Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Flat Slabs

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Concrete Q&A: Vapor Is the Trojan Horse of Moisture in Concrete Slabs

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 7/1/2022

Industrial Floors with Fiber-Reinforced Concrete: A Review of Knowledge and Experience

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 7/1/2022

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