Composite metal and concrete deck floor systems are known. ... There are several limitations or disadvantages to such a conventional composite metal-concrete deck floor ... Other objects and advantages of the present invention will become...
The Steel Deck Institute (SDI) has had standards in place to accommodate steel fibers in composite steel floor deck/slabs for years. Due to the many advantages that steel fibers offer over traditional wire mesh many designers prefer specifying them over WWF.
The floor slab may be in the form of a precast concrete slab or a composite slab with metal decking (either shallow or deep decking may be used). An added benefit is that some forms of shallow floor construction inherently achieve composite interaction between the beams and slab, thereby enhancing structural efficiency.
4 V1.0 Composite and Non-Composite Design Guide www.ascsd.com Non-composite deck 6 inch depth, 12 inch coverage 14 foot to 25 foot Span Range No Acustadek Option Allows for longest unshored spans For use when metal deck is used as a leave in place form
composite metal decking and concrete is much stronger and stiffer than thecomposite metal decking and concrete is much stronger and stiffer than the ... Advantages of Composite Construction 4 ... composite slabs should be secured for the job