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q decking question

q decking question

q decking question

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I am not that familiar with poured concrete structural decking. Can anyone recommend a site or other reference material to give me structural loading information on q-decking applications. Specifically I am designing a roof to an building. the roof will have to support the load from parked and moving cars and trucks. The roof is relatively small, 17' x 19' and can be up to 8" thick. any suggestions where to start, or general references or rules of thumb?
Thanks in advance

MP Carr PE

RE: q decking question

try www.fibermesh.com

RE: q decking question

MPCARR
You could try the Vulcraft website. Vulcraft manufacture all types of metal decking including composite metal deck and their site has a good download center (www.vulcraft.com)

I think in this instance you may be better proceeding with a conventional 2-way reinforced concrete slab or rib-slab design.
Regards
MPHenry

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