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Rich Lewis wrote:

I would appreciate any input form others who have designed elevated floors for fork truck traffic as to an appropriate method of analysis and typical deck thicknesses.  Also, any other helpful information would be appreciated.

Wouldn't the provisions of ACI 318 Ch. 13 apply as always?

IOW, check "two way shear" (a.k.a. "punching") AND one-way shear (a.k.a. "beam" shear).

Or am I missing something?
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