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 From the ACI 318-95 or 99, Section 21.6.4 " Diaphragm", slab with thickness  not less than 2 inches could be used to distribute lateral seismic load.
 It will be helpful.
 
 
 Kim, Young Ho
 
 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: frp2000 <frp2000(--nospam--at)hotmail.com>
> To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> Sent: Saturday, March 10, 2001 7:30 AM
> Subject: Rigid Diaphragm
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> 
> > I have a situation where an existing slab is 4" thick. Owners would like to
> > make it "more" rigid", to distribute seismic loads to new shear walls
> > equally.
> > 
> > Is this possible?? If so, how??
> > 
> > jim k
> > 
> > 
> 
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