Continuing Education

Cool Castings and Green Ideas from Europe [E4]

The presentation shows some of the possibilities building with various cast steels and high-strength steels and the combination of the two. It then concentrates on recent developments in the green building area, focusing on the need to improve the life-cycle cost of structures for sustainable development. This includes innovative structural systems and products such as: Steel castings for better durability. Steel in combination with structural glass for lateral stabilization of structures. Stainless steel elements for fire resistance and sustainability. The benefits and limitations of the various products. How to specify a deep-deck floor system for your projects. Sound transmission, vibration and fire performance characteristics of these systems.
  • Date: 4/2/2008 - 4/5/2008
  • PDH Credits: 0

SPEAKER(S)

Alain Nussbaumer

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