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Composite construction

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  1. a generic term to describe any building construction involving multiple dissimilar materials

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 2, 2009
  2. not to be confused with the Composite order which is a specific order of classical architecture that combines elements of the Ionic and Corinthian orders

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  3. A flitch beam is a simple form of composite construction sometimes used in North American light frame construction

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  4. In structural engineering, composite construction exists when two different materials are bound together so strongly that they act together as a single unit from a structural point of view

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  5. This occurs when a steel plate is sandwiched between two wood joists and bolted together

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  6. A flitch beam can typically support heavier loads over a longer span than an all-wood beam of the same cross section

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