Session Start Date

10-17-1996

Abstract

The design of steel framed houses in Australia is governed by a range of Australian Standards covering materials, strnctural design and performance and loading. The paper describes these standards and their applicability. Innovative building systems using high strength steel have recently been introduced into the residential construction market in Australia. A brief description of the members used in these systems is provided. The National Association of Steel Framed Housing (NASH) promotes the use of steel in homes and provides educational material to assist builders, suppliers, teachers and students.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Research Center/Lab(s)

Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures

Meeting Name

13th International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

10-17-1996

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1996 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Residential Applications of Cold-formed Structural Members in Australia

The design of steel framed houses in Australia is governed by a range of Australian Standards covering materials, strnctural design and performance and loading. The paper describes these standards and their applicability. Innovative building systems using high strength steel have recently been introduced into the residential construction market in Australia. A brief description of the members used in these systems is provided. The National Association of Steel Framed Housing (NASH) promotes the use of steel in homes and provides educational material to assist builders, suppliers, teachers and students.