Author: Steel Construction Institute (SCI)
29 May 2014
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Steel Construction Institute (SCI)
The Structural Engineer, Volume 92, Issue 6, 2014, Page(s) 3
This article looks at the concrete slab, considering the beam effective flange and how disruption to the concrete can be accommodated.
A new series from the Steel Construction Institute (SCI) begins with a look at the history of composite construction and the development of Eurocode 4.
Portal frame buildings despite being very common, are a structural form with features that present particular challenges; this has led to specialisation by some designers and manufacturers. The purpose of this final article in the series is to identify and discuss these features, which are not usually found in buildings of more than one storey.