The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 92 (2014) > Issues > Issue 12 > Composite and Steel Construction compendium. Part 12: Portal frames
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Composite and Steel Construction compendium. Part 12: Portal frames

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.

Author(s): Steel Construction Institute (SCI)