Jul 12, 2017 5:02 pm
I'm working on a job with a suspended concrete slab for the ground floor level. The site is sloping, starting with slab on ground and the highest point off the ground level will be 1200mm. A couple of questions:
1. Is there a minimum ground clearance for suspended concrete slabs like there is with suspended timber framed floors?
2. Would it be cheaper to a) Have a 172mm suspended concrete slab, or b) have a 100mm concrete slab and fill in the subfloor with clean fill (turning the subfloor brick walls into retaining walls.
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StructuralBIMGuySuspended concrete slab on top floor of office building.Suspended concrete slab on top floor of office building.
It's factored Dead Loads plus Live loads refer to the codes If you want more accurate coupled results the use 3D BIM
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