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Correspondence A Strip Method of Slab Design with Concentrated Loads or Supports by Professor K.O. K

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Correspondence A Strip Method of Slab Design with Concentrated Loads or Supports by Professor K.O. K
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Professional structural engineers will be grateful to Professor Kemp for his elegant generalization of Hillerborg’s strip-method to deal with concentrated loads. The moment-field throughout the slab is constructed by a meaningful distribution of shears. Design of slabs subjected to concentrated loads becomes thus possible by the strip-method. K. Rajagopalan

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