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Re: 33-ft simple span slab

[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] Ben,

I would be very worried about deflections, vibrations and everything else. It is too thin. Do the calculations.

At 06:18 AM 13/05/2005, you wrote:
I am pondering on using  8" composite slab (3" pre-tensioned plank with 5" topping) for a 33-ft simple span floor slab in a dormitory building.  The plank will be shored at mid span before topping. My only concern is the long-term deflection. Has any one had similar experience?
 
Thank you
 
Ben Z, P.E.

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