This is an introduction to the design and construction of steel framed buildings with steel and concrete floors, focusing on low to medium rise buildings. It provides builders and engineers with the most important issues that need to be addressed and discussed with other key decision makers in a logical progression so that the end result is a cost-effective, low risk and readily constructible building with the flexibility for future alterations with changing tenancy.
The publication has been laid out so that it may be read from cover to cover or simply used as a reference by going to the colour-coded chapter of interest. It commences with the fundamental components of a composite steel framed building, continues with the design and construction aspects to be considered and concludes with the specific features of various building types. Target audience is construction engineers, builders and architects.
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