This volume contains 17 papers on composite steel structures, presented at the International Conference organised by the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, University College, Cardiff, UK. It covers the design of bridges, flooring design practices, connection design and cyclic tests.
1. Shear Lag in Steel and Composite Structures 2. Recent Studies in Composite Bridges 3. Lateral Distribution of Load in Composite Multi-Girder Bridges 4. Choices Facing the Designer of Continuous Composite Plate Girder Bridges to BS 5400 5. Ultimate Shear Strength of Thin Webbed Steel and Concrete Composite Girders 6. Unwelded Shear Connectors for Composite Beams 7. Design Tools for Steel Beams with Web Openings 8. The Use of Tapered Welded Composite Beams in Buildings 9. Composite Floor Design-Practices in Canada 10. Flexural Strength of Composite Slabs 11. Composite Reinforced End-Anchored Concrete Floors 12. The Efficiency of Shear-Bond Interlock Between Profiled Steel Sheeting and Concrete 13. A Comparison of Smeared and Discrete Connection in Composite Construction 14. Behaviour of Semi-rigid Composite Frames 15. Cyclic Tests of Composite Steel Frames with Energy Absorbing Elements 16. Thermal Stresses in Structural Sandwich Panels 17. Structural Behaviour of Composite Panels