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Tag: Cracking of concrete Serviceability limit states for composite slabs

Cracking of concrete The lower surface of the slab is protected by the sheeting. Cracking will occur in the top surface where the slab is continuous over a supporting beam, and will be wider if each span of the slab is designed as simply-supported, rather than continuous, and if the spans are propped during construction. For these reasons, longitudinal reinforcement should be provided

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