Author: Parkhouse, J G
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Parkhouse, J G
This paper was prepared as part of the work of the Environmental Wind Committee of the Institution, and the author was assisted by other members of the Committee and by the representatives of the Institution in many countries, as well as by the national standards organizations concerned.
Mr. W. G. Cantlay (F): Although I am a partner in the author's firm I had no involvement in this project and would, therefore, ask a simple question. You have stated that you chose steel to achieve speed of erection but you have not stated whether composite construction was adopted forthefloors. I would ask you to make some comment as to whether your choice of steel met the requirement for speed of erection.
A simple method is presented for fhe calculation of the creep buckling load of long columns on the basis of strain distribution in concrete under a sustained load and the consequent change in the moment of resistance of the critical secfion in the column.
W. Dilger and A.M. Neville