Steel Frame Construction Research Paper by supercalifragilistic

Steel Frame Construction
An analysis of the selection, application or installation of materials and building components used in steel frame construction today.
# 96033 | 3,659 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jun 20, 2007 in Architecture (Buildings) , Architecture (Modern) , Engineering (Construction)

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The paper relates that an increasing number of commercial and residential structures are using steel frame construction techniques due to their many advantages. The paper explains that because resources are by definition scarce, it is important to recognize when and where steel frame construction is an appropriate choice. The paper therefore examines the contemporary applications, properties, strengths and limitations of steel frame construction techniques.

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Sample of Sources Used:

  • Code of Standard Practice. 2006. American Iron and Steel Institute: Committee on Framing Standards. Steel Framing Alliance Practice Guide CF06-1.
  • Fanjoy, Rob. 2006. "As an alternative to lumber, cold-formed steel framing has advantages and disadvantages. Here's what you need to know." Steel Framing Solutions. 18 Nov. 2006 <>.
  • Marsden, Donald. 2005, January 1. "How Chicago Got All High and Mighty." The Daily Mail 78.
  • Montgomery, M. R. 2003. "Keeping the Tenants Down: Height Restrictions and Manhattan's Tenement House System, 1885-1930." The Cato Journal 22(3):495.
  • Mumford, Lewis. Roots of Contemporary American Architecture: A Series of Thirty-Seven Essays Dating from the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Present. New York: Grove Press, 1959.

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