Technical Guidance Note (Level 2, No. 13): Masonry cladding to steel-framed buildings

Author: C. O'Regan (AECOM)

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2 October 2017

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 2, No. 13): Masonry cladding to steel-framed buildings

The Structural Engineer
Author

C. O'Regan (AECOM)

Date published

2 October 2017

Author

C. O'Regan (AECOM)

Price

Standard: £9
Members/Subscribers: Free

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Since the invention of medium-storey framed structures in the late 1800s, there has been a need to clad them with a reasonably robust material that acts as an efficient barrier to the external environment. Masonry delivers the performance required of a cladding system on multiple fronts. It has therefore developed from a load-bearing element within structures to become a component of an envelope to larger framed buildings.


This Technical Guidance Note introduces structural engineers to the interfaces between a primary structure that is principally formed from steelwork and a masonry cladding system.

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4
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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