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Also see:

ACI 360  Designs of SOG
ACI 302.1Guide for Concrete Floor and Slab Construction
ACI 223  for shrinkage compensating concrete



On Thu, 20 May 2004 18:06:35 -0500 "Ron Hill" <ronhill(--nospam--at)hillce.com>
writes:
> PCA has a publication for down load on their site. "Slab Thickness 
> Design
> for Industrial Concrete Floors on Grade" by Robert Packard.
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> Ronald A. Hill, P.E.
> HILL Consulting Engineering
> PO BOX 26525
> Birmingham, Alabama 35260 USA
> Phone: 205-823-4784
> FAX: 205-823-4145
> email: ronhill(--nospam--at)hillce.com
> Messenger: ronhill(--nospam--at)hillce.com
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Keith De Lapp [mailto:keith(--nospam--at)kdlengineering.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, May 20, 2004 4:33 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Minimum Slab on Grade Steel
> 
> 
> It has always been my opinion that ACI 7.12.2.1 (0.0018 minimum 
> temperature
> and shrinkage reinforcing) applies to elevated slabs and not slabs 
> on grade.
> I have always designed my sog reinforcing to ACI 7.12.2.1.
>  
> Is there a code or industry recommendation for sog minimum steel?  I 
> find
> myself in a situation where a contractor has made an error and I am 
> trying
> to substantiate my design/specification with code/industry reference 
> while
> the contractor tries to politely challenge me.
>  
> Thanks in advance for your prompt response.
>  
> Keith De Lapp, P.E.
> KDL ENGINEERING
> 
> 

Desi J. Kiss, M.S., P.E.
DJK ENGINEERING  
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
http://djkeng.tripod.com
949/458-9169, Fax:458-9059


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