Author: Structural Timber Association
31 July 2015
Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers, log in to access
Structural Timber Association
This article is the first of two which will discuss the problem of corrosion of steel frames behind masonry elevations. It aims to provide an introduction to this form of construction and to consider the ways in which lack of maintenance can lead to corrosion of the steel frame, before setting out how remedial work should be approached.
The concluding article in this series discusses the span-to-effective-depth method for verifying deflection limits of slabs and beams. (This article was corrected on 1 October 2015. For details, see the corrigendum published on page 37 of the October 2015 issue.)
New guidance, developed by the UKTFA and other professional bodies, that provides good practice information on safe fire space separation for timber elements during construction.