The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 11 (1933) > Issues > Issue 11 > Developments in the Use of Steel in Floor Constructions
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Developments in the Use of Steel in Floor Constructions

THE floors of multi-storeyed framed buildings represent 6 per cent. to 10 per cent. of the total cost of the structure, ignoring encasing of the main framework, and recently more attention is being given to endeavours to reduce this cost without reducing the resistance to fire or increasing the transmission of sound. Donovan H. Lee

Author(s): Lee, Donovan H

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