Lightweight steel and timber composite solutions: Information and guidance for new product development
In This Series
- Assessment of the durability and engineering properties of lesser-known hardwood timber species for use in marine and freshwater construction
- Avoiding landfill through effective wood waste disposal and a shift in product focus
- Bracing for non-domestic timber trussed rafter roofs
- Cross-laminated timber: an introduction
- Environmentally responsible construction: Community wood recycling
This report is the result of a collaborative SCI/TRADA research project investigating the potential for development of steel/timber composite components for use in building. Products identified as showing potential for development included: steel stud wall panels clad with plywood sheathing, lightweight timber web-steel flange joists and steel decking with timber-based floor boarding.
- Existing dry wall construction
- Existing suspended floor construction
- New wall solutions
- New floor solutions
- Concluding remark
This document contains a fully comprehensive list of all the most up to date Wood Information Sheets (WIS) published by TRADA. Available to members for free or non-members for £12.00, these Wood Information Sheets provide technical guidance related to almost every timber topic under the sun.
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