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Tag: Steel Joist Floors Floor-Framing Design Considerations

Selection of a suitable and economical floor system for a steel-frame building involves many considerations: load-carrying capacity, durability, fire resistance, dead weight, overall depth, facility for installing power, light, and telephones, facility for installing aid conditioning, sound transmission, appearance, maintenance, and construction time. Building codes specify minimum design live loads for floor and roof systems. In the absence of a code regulation, one may

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