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35 Use of strut-and-tie model to transfer load to shear key. 13 PILED RAFT FOR TOWER BLOCK The design of the raft assumed that the walls of the two-level basement car park would act with the raft over the piles to transmit the shear and bending forces to the outer piles. The walls of the basement had almost full height openings, placed one above the other, and contained only nominal reinforcement. 36). The mistake was discovered whilst the tower block was being constructed. 37). The new design relied on the composite action of the new and old rafts.
1 Plan view of trough slab. 2 Section through broad beam. 3 Section through ribbed slab at failure. transferred to the top of the beam. Vertical reinforcement should have been provided for this. Links in the broad beam (in addition to any links necessary for shear resistance) could have provided sufficient resistance. 3). Complete collapse was avoided by immediate temporary propping.
Comment — Although this does not represent a very unsafe situation, it does emphasize the importance of the increased reduction factor for deep sections in EC22 . This example also demonstrates the very different approaches of the two codes of practice to shear resistance and especially shear resistance of prestressed sections. 1 FLAT SLAB AND TWO-WAY SLAB BEHAVIOUR A flat slab is defined as a plate supported on individual columns. A two-way slab is a slab supported by beams at each edge. The UK codes of practice differentiate between flat slabs and two-way slabs.