floating slab

floating slab

A reinforced concrete slab which rests on vibration isolators or on a layer of resilient material, as illustrated under floating floor.
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The discovery suggests that the Ross Ice Shelf, a floating slab of Antarctic ice the size of France which juts into the ocean, is more vulnerable to global warming than previously thought.
After WWII, floating slab construction became more prevalent.
Specific topics include predicting the static contact angle in circular capillary tubes, properties of injectable composite cements and their application in burst fracture of the spine, the surface modification of epoxy-ceramic coatings by plasma treatment, and analyzing low frequency noise induced by a spring floating slab.
Bespoke high resilience track form systems are offered by companies like Sateba, Pandrol and Sonneville, and floating slab track will play an important role in the CrossRail project, where tunnels pass close to locations like the Barbican concert hall.
To buffer the sound and vibrations from passing trains, as well as additional reverberations caused by traffic outside the large windows, the architects collaborated with Lally Acoustical Consulting to replace the existing floor framing with a robust concrete slab that supports a custom-designed floating slab and partitions.
When preparing for new construction, the clay can be removed or, in some cases, a special concrete "floating slab" can be constructed on top of the clay.
It offers up step-by-step instructions for building an octagonal cordwood masonry guesthouse with a living roof and floating slab foundation--for under, $6,000.
A floating slab track bed, designed to mitigate the impact of vibrations of light rail vehicles was at the time of its design, the first application of its kind on the East coast.
The foundation slab is an 8" cement floating slab in which radiant heat coils were installed with the help from a factory representative (he was demonstrating the installation process to employees).
An FPSF can be incorporated into slab-on-ground construction, but it can also be used for stem wall, floating slab, and unvented crawl space foundations.
Panels of satin glass divide the bedroom from the bathroom where the architect's familiar hollowed stone basin stands on another floating slab and a slender curving spout constitutes the showerhead.
The rubber bearings, known as Floating Slab Track (FST) Bearings, support the pre-cast concrete slabs on which the rail is attached.