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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 Barber (born 1958, Guyana, lives and works in London) is a video artist. His works have been shown at international festivals, competitions, galleries, been broadcast on television throughout the world and awarded prizes.
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