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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 * Floor surface properties 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 edition 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 construction standards *Updated to include the latest developments in floor design and construction
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George Alois Gerberman (born March 8, 1942) is an American former professional baseball player. Gerberman, a 6 ft (1.8 m), 180 lb (82 kg) right-handed pitcher, had an eight-season (1961–1968) career spent in the farm systems of the Milwaukee Braves, Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros, but he appeared in one Major League Baseball game for the 1962 Cubs.
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