A steel and timber composite floor construction
The extension is of dry construction. The floor is supported on a grid of 178 x 102mm universal beams at 2.5m centres onto which spans a 100mm deep PMF trapezoidal profiled deck, of the type normally used for roof construction. Each deck trough was fixed to the beam flanges with self-tapping screws to form a rigid connection between deck and framework. The deck troughs were then filled with extruded polystyrene battens formed to precisely match the trough profile, in-filling each trough ...
Subscribe to the AJ from £3 per week
GET INSTANT ACCESS
for less than 46p a day
Join thousands of professionals who already subscribe to the Architects' Journal.
You’ll get instant access to read this article - and 50,000 others like it.
- Trusted industry news & analysis, wherever you need itUnlimited online access and weekly magazine delivery – now also available on iPad/iPhone
- Get ideas, get inside buildings and check precedentsBuildings Library – images, drawings and plans for exemplar projects in British architecture
- Planning & regulation – what you need to know Protect your practice - the AJ keeps you up-to-date with changes to regulations and legislation
For less than the cost of a pint you can have the magazine, iPad edition, full access to TheAJ.co.uk and the amazing AJBuildingsLibrary.co.uk. Subscribe now and experience architecture from a British perspective. The AJ - it's your journal.