Specificity of precast floor design, on the example of the hollow-care slabs
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Linnæus University, Sweden
Publication date: 2022-10-15
Cement Wapno Beton 27(3) 198–210 (2022)
Precast floors are gaining more and more popularity in modern construction, mainly due to their fast realization. However, the provisions of standards regarding floor design are often ambiguous and sometimes questionable. The article discusses selected issues of HC slabs design, which often pose problems in practice, with references to relevant scientific research in this field. Particular attention was paid to the principles of distribution of the concentrated load on adjacent slabs in the floor field, openings in the floors, support conditions and taking into account the slab function as an element of a floor.