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Postby student1987 » Fri Oct 19, 2007 8:06 am

HI, i want to get some advice form you guys.

In general ,how heavy is the superstructure of a three-story residential building (concrete structure)?

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Postby andysarah » Sun Oct 21, 2007 7:47 pm

Hi Student,
what are the floors made of? timber or concrete. what are the walls made of; timber, masonry cavity or solid brick block thermolite or dense aggregate? what thickness etc etc. the dead load of a building is the main part of the loadings
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