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Author National Research Council (U.S.). Building Research Advisory Board.

Title Criteria for selection and design of residential slabs-on-ground / prepared by a special advisory committee of the Building Research Advisory Board
Published Washington : National Academy of Sciences, 1968


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 288 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Report to the Federal Housing Administration ; no. 33
National Research Council. Publication 1571
Report to the Federal Housing Administration ; no. 33.
Publication (National Research Council (U.S.)) ; no. 1571.
Contents ""Criteria for Selection and Design of Residential Slabs-on-Ground""; ""Copyright""; ""FOREWORD""; ""CONTENTS""; ""I INTRODUCTION ""; ""1.0 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM""; ""2.0 REPORT ORGANIZATION""; ""3.0 BACKGROUND""; ""3.1 History""; ""3.2 Need for This Study""; ""3.3 Study Scope""; ""3.4 Study Limitations""; ""4.0 USE OF THIS REPORT""; ""II CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ""; ""1.0 SLAB SELECTION AND/OR DESIGN PROCEDURE""; ""1.1 Selection of Slab Type""; ""1.2 Procedure When Type I Is Recommended""; ""1.3 Procedure When Type II Is Recommended""; ""1.4 Procedure When Type III Is Recommended""
""1.5 Procedure When Type IV Is Recommended""""2.0 HEATED AND UNHEATED SLABS""; ""3.0 NONRECTANGULAR SLABS""; ""4.0 SLABS ON UNSTABLE SOILS""; ""5.0 SLABS OF UNUSUAL CONFIGURATION""; ""6.0 QUALITY CONTROL PRACTICES""; ""III RESEARCH RECOMMENDATIONS ""; ""1.0 GENERAL""; ""2.0 SOILS RESEARCH""; ""2.1 Investigation of Granular Mats or Stabilized Soil Mats""; ""2.2 Soil/Moisture Relationships""; ""2.3 Swelling Properties of Clay Soils""; ""2.4 Stabilization of Soils for Residential Construction""; ""2.5 Identification of Problem Soil Areas""; ""3.0 SLAB RESEARCH""; ""3.1 Field Investigation""
""3.2 Cracking of Slabs""""3.3 Effect of Partition Loads on Unreinforced Slabs""; ""3.4 Maximum Deformation of Unreinforced Slabs""; ""3.5 Effective Stiffness of Stiffened Slabs""; ""3.6 Effect of Slab Stiffness on Superstructure""; ""3.7 Controlled Design and Construction""; ""3.8 Investigation of Other Stiffened-Slab Designs""; ""3.9 Investigation of Prestressed and Precast Slabs""; ""4.0 PRIORITY""; ""IV SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION ""; ""PART A: SELECTION AND DESIGN OF SLABS""; ""1.0 FUNCTIONS OF SLABS-ON-GROUND""; ""2.0 FUNDAMENTAL FACTORS OF SLAB DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION""
""3.0 SELECTION OF SLAB TYPE""""3.1 Types of Slab-On-Ground""; ""3.1.1 Slab Type I""; ""3.1.2 Slab Type II""; ""3.1.3 Slab Type III""; ""3.1.4 Slab Type IV""; ""3.2 Soil Investigation""; ""3.3 Climatic Rating""; ""3.4 Correlation of Climate and Soil for Selection of Slab""; ""4.0 CRITERIA FOR TYPE I SLABS""; ""4.1 General""; ""4.2 Site""; ""4.3 Dimensions""; ""4.4 Irregular Shapes""; ""4.5 Weakened-Plane Joints""; ""4.6 Embedment in Slab""; ""4.7 Loads""; ""4.8 Openings""; ""5.0 CRITERIA FOR TYPE II SLABS""; ""5.1 General""; ""5.2 Dimensions""; ""5.3 Reinforcement""; ""5.4 Embedment in Slab""
""5.5 Irregular Shapes""""5.6 Loads""; ""5.7 Openings""; ""6.0 EXAMPLE OF PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINING WHETHER A TYPE I OR II SLAB IS APPROPRIATE, AND APPLICATION OF CRITERIA""; ""6.1 General""; ""6.2 Determination of Slab Type""; ""6.3 Procedure""; ""7.0 DESIGN OF TYPE III SLABS""; ""7.1 Effect of Superstructure""; ""7.2 Effect of Soil Behavior""; ""7.3 Support Index""; ""7.4 Increase of Support Index (C)""; ""7.5 Determination of Support Index (C) for Compressible Soils (2.5<qu/w<7.5)""; ""7.6 Typical Stiffened-Slab Cross Section""; ""7.7 Analysis of Type III Slabs""
Notes On cover: Building Research Advisory Board study for Federal Housing Administration
"Prepared under FHA contract no. HA( -- )fh-743."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-288)
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Subject Concrete slabs.
House construction.
Floors, Concrete.
Dwellings -- Design and construction.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Construction -- General.
Dwellings -- Design and construction.
Concrete slabs.
Floors, Concrete.
House construction.
Form Electronic book
Author United States. Federal Housing Administration.
LC no. 67062924
ISBN 0309575931