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Historic Structural Detail: A Clever Composite

We live in an age with two overwhelmingly dominant fire-rated floor systems: concrete in metal deck in steel-frame buildings, and formed, bar-reinforced concrete slabs in concrete-frame buildings. (Plywood deck is used with wood and light metal joists, but that’s not are rated.) The past was more complicated. There were dozens of floor systems in use …

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