Edge supported Ribbed Slabs
This system can be economically used for spans up to 7.0 meters. It is similar to the waffle slab, but the voids between ribs are filled with hollow blocks
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The waffle slab is capable of providing the largest spans of the conventional concrete floor systems,
and can be economically used for spans up to 14.0 meters.
The ribs are formed with fiberglass or metal dome forms. The ribs are usually 0.60 to
0.90 meter on center. Shear is transferred to the columns by using beams or shear heads.
Advantages is Carries heavy loads and Attractive exposed ceilings Fast
Disadvantages is Formwork with panels is expensive