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This publication provides information on the design and manufacturing of wall, floor and roof elements and steel-framed products, such as trusses. Guidance is focused on developing novel joint systems for automated production of lightweight steel elements in order to improve the competitiveness of light-gauge steel structures and to help plan the production systems to be used in manufacturing such building elements.

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Authors: JASPART J P, Université de Liège - MSM, Liège (BE);MEYER T, Université de Liège - MSM, Liège (BE);MONONEN T, Universität Paderborn, Laboratorium für Fügetechnik, Paderborn;SCHNEIDER R, Rautaruukki Oyi, Lappohja (FI);TOMA T, RWTH, Institute of Steel Construction, Aachen (DE);WHITE D, Building Research Establishment (BRE), Watford (UK);LEINO T, VTT (FI)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 21439 EN (2005), 128 pp. Euro: 25
Availability: The paper version can be ordered online and the PDF version downloaded at:
ISBN: ISBN: 92-894-9792-0
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