types of flooring materials and applications in building
types of flooring materials and applications in building construction. glass is used as flooring material for special conditions like to transmit light from upper floor to lower floor etc. they are available in tiles which are fixed in closely spaced frames. wood or timber is one of the most common method of flooring. it is preferred
chapter 4 floor construction
chapter 4 floor construction 71 the primary design consideration in choosing the minimum size and the maximum span and spacing of floor joists trusses beams girders and headers is adequate support for dead and live vertical loads as prescribed by the code depending on the uses that a floor must support. vertical
concrete vs timber floors
concrete vs timber floors. there are 2 types of floor construction used in the building industry today; these can be classed as either suspended or solid. solid floors are a lot more substantial and require the ground to be made up in layers of ground sub base sand compacted hard core damp proof membrane insulation and concrete.
suspended timber floor and how to build a floating hollow
building and understanding a suspended or hollow timber floor. we explain how hollow or suspended floors are made and what the key building regulations that affect them are. whether building a ground floor suspended timber floor or a first floor hollow floor we explain the different options and techniques that you can use in its construction.
upper floor masonry construction
the animation details step by step how to lay an upper floor on a joisted construction in a masonry application using the egger advanced structural flooring system. reference is also made to
specifying upper-storey floor structures
suspended timber floor. when fixing timber floor joists it’s important to make sure they are completely level and have adequate end bearings if you are building them into the walls although you can’t do this to the party wall of a neighbouring home.
floors functional requirements in building construction
floor strength depends on the properties of material such as timber reinforce concrete and steel that are employed to construct the structure of the floor. the strength of floor structure should be adequate to carry dead load of the floor finishes fixtures partitions services and expected
suspended ground floors terminology. components used in the construction of suspended ground floors include: joists. sections of timber laid horizontally at right angles to the wallplates to support the load. floor boarding. typically either tongued and grooved floor boards or timber-based sheet material. e.g. chipboard flooring 2400mm x
the style of construction of upper floors has not altered significantly over a long period of time as it is a series of joists supporting a floor covering with a finish on the underside. with advancements in material technology there has of course been changes in the main elements themselves but the basic principles are unchanged.
suspended timber upper floor
suspended timber upper floor source: a dictionary of construction surveying and civil engineering author s : christopher gorse david johnston martin pritchard. a floor above ground level that is made from timber joists spanning between walls or beams.
upper floor timber frame construction
the animation details step by step how to lay an upper floor on a joisted construction in a timber frame application using the egger advanced structural flooring system. reference is also made to
suspended timber floor
suspended timber ground floors consist of the finished timber floorboards being attached to floor joists which are suspended above the subfloor of the foundation. these floor joists are raised above the subfloor on small supporting walls called tassel walls or sleeper walls .
floor construction concrete or timber floor?
floor construction concrete or timber floor? there are 2 types of floor construction used in construction today; these can be classed as either suspended or solid. solid floors are a lot more substantial and require the ground to be made up in layers of ground sub base sand compacted hard core damp proof membrane insulation and concrete.
types of floor
a floating floor is a floor that is not fixed to the layer beneath it. floating floors are particularly common in refurbishment works and can be used to help improve the thermal or acoustic insulation of a floor construction. see: floating floor for more information. sprung floor