Comparative in-place costs of wood and steel framing

by Henry Spelter

Publisher: Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, Wis

Written in English
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Bibliography: p. 20

Statementby Henry Spelter
SeriesUSDA Forest Service research paper FPL ; 334
ContributionsForest Products Laboratory (U.S.), United States. Forest Service
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL14841262M

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Where steel frame construction is used, insulation measures need to be put in place to counteract the thermal conductivity of steel. 2) Reduced Flexibility On Site One of the benefits of using wooden structural components is the ability to adjust them on site.

If you make the somewhat realistic guesstimate of a conventionally stick framed home costing between 40 to 60% of overall building costs, building a timberframed structure isn't really all that much more.

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Wood can be torn down to be reused, but concrete cannot be salvaged and it is left where it is demolished. Steel is the newest of the three materials. Steel became a popular building material during the industrial revolution due to its durability.

During this time, most people began switching from building with wood to steel. Construction with wood is fast and efficient. Wooden buildings can be built year-round in most climates. It can be cheaper. Comparative studies of the economics of different wall framing systems indicate that, in terms of direct building expenses, timber frames are consistently the most cost-effective solution.

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-most have conventional wood floor framing systems, but some are being constructed with steel frames, "on-frame" Gross Living Area *total area of finished, above-grade residential space; calculated by measuring the outside perimeter of the structure and includes only finished, habitable, above-grade living space, (Finished basements and attic.

Here’s how each compares to the traditional wood-framing method of construction outlined above: Light-Gauge Steel. Think of a stick-built home, but with the sticks made of metal. The advantage, of course, is that steel won’t burn, shrink, rot, or provide food for termites.

When properly engineered, steel can be stronger than a wood frame. Durability – Shiplap is 3/4″ thick and made of solid wood, so it can take a beating and still look great.

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A PSC is applied with a compressive stress on the cross section in advance before the application of loading on. wood frame, the strike plate should be fastened with three /4-inch screws.

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