Steel Advisor

Loads on Newly-Finished Composite Floors

This article is written in response to frequently asked questions regarding the performance of composite floors soon after concreting.

20 July 2011

This article is written in response to frequently asked questions regarding the performance of composite floors soon after concreting. This Steel Advisor article clarifies the basis for some of the requirements given in national and international good practice guides, and provides supplementary information to assist designers when considering this important load case.

ERC1005.pdf

Stephen Hicks