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Specifies the loads and load combinations to be applied to the various components (e.g. studs, joists, etc.) of a metal frame for a domestic building up to two storeys in height and a roof pitch of up to 35. Requirements are also specified for the dynamic performance of floors.
This Standard sets out the performance requirements, in terms of structural adequacy and serviceability, for the framing of domestic buildings of up to two storeys in height and roof pitches of up to 35.
Alternative methods of assessing structural adequacy using either permissible stress or limit state methods are provided in Sections 2 and 3, respectively. This Standard does not consider the effects of corrosion.
1 A Commentary is provided in Appendix A.
2 This Standard should be read in conjunction with AS 4055 and the relevant Parts of AS 1170.
3 In potentially corrosive environments, advice should be obtained from the respective manufacturers on appropriate protective measures.
First published as AS 3623-1993.