floor slab

floor slab

A structural slab serving as a floor; usually of reinforced concrete. Also see slab, 1.
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300 m floor slab / in-situ concrete d = 22 cm approx.
The slab- or structure-embedded sensor alerts users on real-time concrete strength, indicating appropriate point of formwork removal; floor slab humidity levels; mass concrete temperatures; and, cylinder maturity.
The basement floor slab plays little role in supporting the building.
The building concreting is carried out on floors; the floor is divided into sections whose dimensions are determined by the cycle of works within 24 hours; (b) Formwork sections are installed in design position using a crane, taking separate blocks, which make possible to carry out the continuous concreting of walls and floor slab across the entire sector; (c) the walls and floor reinforcement is installed and concreting is carried out.
In the immediate post-war period, when construction materials were in short supply, solid floors, comprising a concrete floor slab over hardcore, largely superseded suspended timber floors that were typically used in the 1930s.
Damac Properties has cast the ground floor slab of its 86-storey tower "Damac Heights" in the Dubai Marina area.
The uninsulated floor slab edge and perimeter grade beam posed a particular challenge to the mechanical consultants as the floor would be very cold during the winter without proper treatment.
Upright frames can extend through the work platform floor to provide more storage levels above, and loads are distributed evenly across the racking, allowing the existing floor slab to be used.
The project entailed the installation of a new drainage system around the building's exterior and under the fast floor slab, and waterproofing of the entire foundation wall and first floor slab.
The ground floor slab will be demolished and structural changes will be made to the existing eight-storey building.
Following this review, its engineering team supervised the commencement of the floor slab construction.
Realty Capital Middle East has competed the concrete casting of the 30th floor slab of its centerpiece i-Rise office tower project in Dubai.