August 22, 2006
Design and Construction of
Concrete Floors outlines the key principles needed for the production of a good
floor which can be relied on to not only support and restrain other parts of the
building, but also to meet the needs of the user.
The book covers :
- Uses of concrete floors
- Structural design
Concrete used specifically for floors
- Cracks and joints
This book is ideal for structural engineers and others in the building and
design industry that want to use a balanced approach and look beyond structural
strength in the design of a good floor.
The book draws on both European and American experience, citing both British
and US standards all of which have been amended and updated since the last
George Garber has worked in the UK and is now based in the US as a Partner at
Face Consultants in Lexington, Kentucky.
Demonstrates how to successfully design and build concrete floors by drawing
from a wide range of global experience.
Based on US, British and European
Updated to include the latest developments in floor
design and construction.
392 p., 24 x 15 cm