Basis of Elastic Theory Analysis. Results of Elastic Theory Analysis. Background of 1971 and 1995 ACI Building Code Requirements for Reinforced Concrete Slab Design. General Lower Bound Limit Analysis and Design. Design by the Strip Method and Other Equilibrium Methods. Basis of Yield Line Theory. Design by Yield Line Theory. Serviceability of Slabs. Shear Strength of Slabs. Prestressed Concrete Slabs. Membrane Action in Slabs. Fire Resistance of Reinforced Concrete Slabs. Index.
ROBERT PARK, PhD, is former Deputy Vice Chancellor and Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. WILLIAM L. GAMBLE, PhD, is Professor of Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.