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Tag: Flat Flat Slabs

A flat slab is a two-way slab generally of uniform thickness, but it may be thickened or otherwise strengthened in the region of columns by a drop panel, while the top of the column below the slab may be enlarged by a capital (round) or bracket (prismatic). If a drop panel is used to increase depth for negative reinforcement, the minimum side dimensions of

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Tag: Flat Analysis and Design of Flat Plates

The flat plate is the simplest form of two-way slab—simplest for analysis, design, detailing, bar fabrication and placing, and formwork. A flat plate is defined as a two-way slab of uniform thickness supported by any combination of columns and walls, with or without edge beams, and without drop panels, column capitals, and brackets. Shear and deflection limit economical flat-plate spans to under about 30

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