Civil & Structural Supplement
The bulk of this book takes the form of a worked example of the design of the beams for a simply-supported single span beam-and-slab deck. The final section is a partial design example of an inverted T beam deck, included in order to illustrate the extra calculations required for a solid slab deck.
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