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 the quickest ...
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Minimum thickness for two way slab construction designed as per methods provided by ACI 318-11 Code namely, direct design method and equivalent frame method.
Two way slab design by direct design method as per ACI 318-11, step by step procedure and limitations of direct design method for two way slab is presented.