Tentative Recommendations for the Design and Construction of Composite Beams and Girders for Buildings

ASCE-ACI Committee on Composite Construction

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 12, Pg. 73-92

Document Type: Journal Paper


The joint committee was organized in 1956 to prepare recommendations for the design and construction of structures composed of prefabricated beams combined with cast-in-place slabs. After a review of the existing information and practices, the committee has channeled one part of its activities toward preparation of recommendations for the design of composite beams and girders for buildings. The results of this work are reported herein.

Subject Headings: Building design | Composite construction | Composite beams | Plate girders | Joints | Construction management | Prefabrication | Cast in place

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