Performance Evaluation of Flat Slab using Pushover Analysis

Paper Topic :

Expert approaches

Author Name :

Sayali A. Baitule, Prof. Ashish R. Akhare

Abstract :

Flat slab buildings are becoming popular from architectural and aesthetic point of view and gaining importance as they have many advantages like reduced building height, shorter construction time, easier formwork, large clear ceiling height, easier reinforcement placement. So, construction of flat slab building is rapidly increasing everywhere including in high seismic zone. But performance of flat slab building in high seismic zone is very poor. Also in present era, modified storey height can be seen on various stories according to demand of structure.

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