The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 93 (2015) > Issue 9 > Viewpoint: Runway beam ‘serviceability limit state’ – deflection or slope?
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Viewpoint: Runway beam ‘serviceability limit state’ – deflection or slope?

David Edwards argues that the serviceability limit state for runway beams should be considered to be slope, not deflection, meaning that current limitations are overly conservative in most cases.

Author(s): D.Edwards