Forums Search/Statistics.
Track Forum02/09 21:47
Brainstorming for 2nd Phase Track Modernisation01/08 15:09
Rly Bridge Forum02/09 12:33
General Forum02/09 14:39
Works Forum02/09 14:41
Track Machine Forum11/08 17:22
ROB/RUB/LXING Forum24/08 18:37
Track Procurement Forum23/08 10:13
 How to use RSS
Topics Edit Civil Engineering & Construction Review (CE & CR)
Vol.3 No.
NOV 1990

Back to List of Topics

When Pigeaud's Method Fails

Dr. P. Suryanarayana, Assistant Professor, Maulana Azad College of Technology, Bhopal
Page No.25
Synopsis: 

Two way slabs carrying heavy concentrated loads are designed by Pigeaud's method. This method was originally proposed for the calculation of panel moments under a load placed at the center of the slab. Standard handbooks such as those by Reynolds( 1) now contain procedures based on Pigeaud's curves. but are extended for loading cases other than centrally placed ;tad. This paper shows how the procedure may be unsafe for some cases of corner loading.