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Design of Two-way Slab by Coefficient Method

There are several methods by which two-way slabs can be designed. All methods are viable provided that the safety and serviceability of the elements are within the acceptable limits. The coefficient method may be the simplest, easiest and ...

How Thick Should a Concrete Slab be?

Thickness of concrete slab depends on loads and size of the slab. In general, 6 inch (150mm) slab thickness is considered for residential and commercial buildings with reinforcement details as per design. Methods used for finding slab thickness ...

Types of Economical Floor Systems for Reinforced Concrete Buildings

There are different types of economical floor systems (slabs) for reinforced concrete buildings that nearly satisfy all loading and span conditions. Selecting economical floor systems which can withstand design requirements is discussed.Reinforced concrete provides wide range structural choices for numerous ...

Types of Construction Loads on Composite Slabs and Calculation

Composite slab is one of the most important of floor system that is used in the construction of multistory steel structures. Different types of loads which are imposed on the slab are discussed.The types and definition of construction loads discussed ...

Reinforcements for Slabs-on-Ground Crack Width Control -As Per ACI

The slabs constructed on ground must be designed taking into consideration the crack control factors. Reinforcement details for slabs-on-ground is discussed.The thickness and the design of the slabs-on-ground are based on the cracks that are formed due to the external ...