Concrete-encased steel frames, 1900–70: considerations in their assessment and refurbishment

Author: Nicholas Bill

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3 May 2022

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Concrete-encased steel frames, 1900–70: considerations in their assessment and refurbishment

Concrete-encased steel frames, 1900–70: considerations in their assessment and refurbishment
The Structural Engineer
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Nicholas Bill

Date published

3 May 2022

Author

Nicholas Bill

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This paper aims to provide some guidance on the unusual characteristics of concrete-encased steel-framed buildings.

Synopsis

In Britain, little attention has been paid to the influence of the concrete encasement on the performance of historic steel-framed buildings, nor how their details may influence their refurbishment. This paper aims to provide some guidance on their unusual characteristics, which require careful consideration when assessing and modifying these structures.

Correction

This article was updated on 5 May 2022 to correct Figure 4 on page 21. Due to a production error, the wrong diagram had initially been included as Figure 4.

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PDF
Pages:
7
Publisher:
Institution of Structural Engineers

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Concrete Metal - steel Assessment of Structures Refurbishment Technical Issue 5

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