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        Sorry, but the "thickness" kind of gives me the goose bumps. Can 
     you give me info on your desgin criteria and framing. The Philippines 
     is in zone IV, was this considered.
     Jerome AM Tan

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Subject: 1-3/4" roof slab
Author:  MIME7:anacio(--nospam--at) at INTERNET
Date:    6/11/98 10:22 PM

Hello guys,
I designed a 1-3/4  RC roof slab w/ 1" cement 
plaster with expanded metal wire mesh 
reinforcement to minimize temperature cracks. I 
also plan to use fly ash on the cement plaster. 
This is for my school building project.
I need your comments regarding this. Any body 
with experience on this type of roof?
Thanks in advance.
Alex C. Nacionales, C.E.
Iloilo City, Philippines