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One way Slabs & Two way Slabs | Spanning of Slabs | One way & Two way Action

One way & Two way Slabs Floor System One way and two way slabs as floor systems are the most conventional forms of structural floor systems. Reinforced thin plate elements are supported over beams, masonry walls or directly over columns. Beam and slab arrangement can be the best example for one way and two way… Read More »

Flat Slab Floor System. Advantages and Disadvantages of Flat Slabs

Flat Slab Floor System. A flat slab is a one-way or two-way system with thickenings in the slab at the columns and load bearing walls called ‘drop panels’ Figure 9. Drop panels act as T-beams over the supports. They increase the shear capacity and the stiffness of the floor system under vertical loads, thus increasing… Read More »