Construction Technology Guidance And Marking Scheme Construction Essay

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You should only to need the weight of concrete together with the weights per m run of steel beams (for those having chosen a steel structure in Tutorial 1) and the weight of metal decking. You must obtain the weights for steel beams and columns from the Structural Sections Tables (refer to These give you three figures for each section. The first 2 figures are the overall dimensions of the beams or columns, the last figure is the weight of the beam or column per m run.

The office building is to be provided with a 3 storey basement in addition to the planned 10 floors already discussed. The basement floors will be used for the creation of a purpose made staff gym and facilities on one floor and staff and guest car parking to the other 2 basement floors (in addition to the ground level parking).

To select an approach for the cladding material to be used, identify manufacturers for this approach and produce a working detail at a scale of 1:10 showing your proposed cladding system and its connection to the structural frame. To be complete, this detail must incorporate the beam, floor and possibly the column structure (depending on your structural approach).