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Re: CONC Slab Uplift

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Bill Allen, S.E. wrote:
> 
> Don't you need Fres=1.5*Fuplift?
> 
> Regards,
> Bill Allen
> 
I assumed that the 2.5 kip uplift included any safety factors.  You know
what assume stands for so you are probably correct.  That would mean
that 75 square feet of slab would be needed.  I doubt that a 4" slab
will have enough reinforcing to handle the force.

Jim Dane, P.E.