Mixed Systems: Past Practices, Recent Experience, and Future Directionby Walter P. Moore, Jr., Walter P. Moore & Associates, Houston, TX, USA,
Narendra K. Gosain, Walter P. Moore & Associates, Houston, TX, USA,
Abstract: A comparison is made between composite column capacities derived from the authors procedure utilizing the ACI (America Concrete Institute) code requirements, and previously published semi-empirical formulae. Penalties imposed by the ACI code on the flexural stiffness of tied composite columns are discussed. A brief description of some buildings utilizing mixed systems is presented.
Subject Headings: Composite columns | Concrete columns | Steel structures | Concrete frames | Construction materials | Steel construction | Composite materials | Standards and codes
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