Design of concrete floor slabs

Need for classification of concrete floors to prevent defects

The mere description “concrete floor” in a technical specification is just as meaningless as the designation “fair-faced concrete” for specifying the visual requirements for, e.g., façades. The many different types of utilization and requirements made on hall floors require the right decisions in the design process from the very start and the knowledge of an expert to identify these prerequisites in the execution of the works. Systematic mistakes in processing large areas, e.g. in logistics centers, production or storage halls, result in considerable costs and usually originate from lack of...

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