Mixed Systems: Past Practices, Recent Experience, and Future Direction

by Walter P. Moore, Jr., Walter P. Moore & Associates, Houston, TX, USA,
Narendra K. Gosain, Walter P. Moore & Associates, Houston, TX, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Composite and Mixed Construction


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: Building systems | Concrete columns | Steel structures | Concrete frames | Construction materials | Steel construction | Concrete structures | Concrete slabs

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