Technical Guidance Note (Level 2, No. 11): Steel fibre reinforced concrete ground bearing slabs

Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers

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1 May 2014

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 2, No. 11): Steel fibre reinforced concrete ground bearing slabs

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 2, No. 11): Steel fibre reinforced concrete ground bearing slabs
Date published

1 May 2014

Author

The Institution of Structural Engineers

Price

Standard: £9
Members/Subscribers: Free

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Author

The Institution of Structural Engineers

This Technical Guidance Note describes how steel fibre reinforced concrete ground bearing slabs are designed. This is a relatively recent innovation that continues to evolve. As such, this note aims to motivate the design and development of steel fibre reinforced ground bearing slabs, based on the most up-to-date information available at the time of writing.

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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