The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 3 (1925) > Issues > Issue 1 > The Strength of Filler-Joist Floors
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The Strength of Filler-Joist Floors

Many structural engineers have for a long time been convinced that the effect of casing steel beams in concrete in the manner which has obtained for many years with the filler-joist floor, has a strengthening effect upon the floor and that it is safe to design the steelwork in such floors upon higher stresses than the extreme fibre stress of 7.5 tons per square inch which is usually specified. Ewart S. Andrews

Author(s): Andrews, Ewart S

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