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I’ve seen composite slab specified on top of sloped bar joists.  I assume it was assembled on the ground and lifted with a crane.

 


From: Jason Atwood [mailto:atwoodjason(--nospam--at)yahoo.com]
Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2005 10:07 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: sloped conc. diaphragm

 

Hi:

 

Has any one had the occasion callout a sloped concrete (roof) diaphragm. I realize pouring concrete on a slope is less than ideal. I am designing a structure to withstand impact from an avalanche and want to use as much conc. as possible. Any input is appreciated.

 

S.

 

Jason Atwood, P.E.