This book is a unique practical guide to concrete floor design and construction, which will enable the engineer to design and specify concrete ground floors. The book considers specification issues such as surface flatness, abrasion resistance and joint details, taking into consideration recent developments in existing materials and construction processes. The book also addresses the principal defects that can occur and details the steps to be taken to avoid them. The latest construction methods are comprehensively examined, and the author describes the advantages and disadvantages of the various processes and equipment used. Highly illustrated with line drawings, photographs, case studies and a trouble shooting section, this is an essential guide for the structural engineer, site engineer or supplier.