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Composite Slabs & Columns – Advantages and Basic Concepts

Composite Slabs & Columns – Advantages and Basic Concepts Read Introduction on Composite Structures Here Composite slabs  Consist of profiled steel decking with an in-situ reinforced concrete topping. The decking(profiled steel sheeting) not only acts as permanent formwork to the concrete, but also provides sufficient shear bond with the concrete so that, when the concrete… Read More »

Composite Construction of Buildings – Composite Beams

Composite Construction of Buildings by Chandresh Choudhary Introduction – Steel and concrete These two materials complete one another: Concrete is efficient in compression and steel in tension Concrete encasement restrain steel against buckling Concrete provides Protection against corrosion and fire Steel bring ductility into the structure Composite Construction of Buildings refers to any members composed of… Read More »