The manual focuses on low to medium rise multi-storey building structures that do not rely on the bending resistance of columns for their overall stability, and offers:
Guidance on structural form, framing and bracing
Advice on the selection of floors, roofing and cladding systems
Advice on deflection, thermal expansion, fire and corrosion protection
Procedures for designing different types of structure and structural elements
Nationally Determined Parameters from the UK National Annex have informed the design formulae presented.