The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 60 (1982) > Issues > Issue 11 > Discussion on Are Our Code Provisions for Slabs Safe? by A.W. Beeby
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Discussion on Are Our Code Provisions for Slabs Safe? by A.W. Beeby

Dr. D. D. Matthews (Past President): In my view the answer to the question raised in the title of this evening’s paper is a simple affirmative. Dr. Beeby has raised a number of interesting points and treated them in a workmanlike manner. He points out the inconsistencies in the way one-way spans are treated, particularly in comparison with two-way slabs supported along their edges, and, to a lesser extent, flat slabs.