STRUCTURAL

DESIGN MANUAL

Purlin Systems Design Manual

The Dimond Structural Systems Design Manual is a comprehensive document for Structural Engineers to use when designing projects to meet the capabilities of our steel purlin systems.

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2.0 - 2.1 SCOPE OF USE & DURABILITY
  • 2.0 Scope of Use
  • 2.1 Durability
  • 2.1.1 Scope
  • 2.1.2 Coating Material Specifications
  • 2.1.3 Environments
    • 2.1.3.1 General
    • 2.1.3.2 Limitations on Use
  • 2.1.4 NZBC Compliance
  • 2.1.5 Durability Statement
  • 2.1.6 Maintenance
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2.2 GENERAL DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
  • 2.2.1 DHS Purlin System Quick Reference Guide
  • 2.2.2 Top Notch Purlin System Quick Reference Guide
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2.3 SPECIFIC DESIGN – DHS PURLIN SYSTEM
  • 2.3.1 Design Basis
  • 2.3.2 DHS Purlin System Design Considerations
  • 2.3.3 DHS Purlin System Section Properties
  • 2.3.4 DHS Purlin System Load Span Tables
  • 2.3.5 DHS Purlin System Design Examples
  • 2.3.6 DHS Purlin System Material Specification
  • 2.3.7 DHS Purlin System Short Form Specification
  • 2.3.8 DHS Purlin System Components
    • 2.3.8.1 Fastbrace
    • 2.3.8.2 Bolted Brace Channel
    • 2.3.8.3 Brace Channel Section Properties
    • 2.3.8.4 C100/19 Purlin
    • 2.3.8.5 Portal Cleats
    • 2.3.8.6 General Purpose Bracket
    • 2.3.8.7 Sag Rods
    • 2.3.8.8 Timber Battens
  • 2.3.9 DHS Purlin System CAD Details
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2.4 SPECIFIC DESIGN – TOP NOTCH PURLIN SYSTEM
  • 2.4.1 Design Basis
  • 2.4.2 Top Notch Purlin System Design Considerations
  • 2.4.3 Top Notch Purlin System Section Properties
  • 2.4.4 Top Notch Purlin System Load Span Tables
  • 2.4.5 Top Notch Purlin System Design Examples
  • 2.4.6 Top Notch Purlin System Material Specification
  • 2.4.7 Top Notch Purlin System Short Form Specification
  • 2.4.8 Top Notch Purlin System Components
    • 2.4.8.1 Support Strap
  • 2.4.9 Top Notch Purlin System CAD Details
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2.5 INSTALLATION - PURLIN SYSTEMS
  • 2.5.1 General
  • 2.5.2 Safety Considerations
  • 2.5.3 Handling and Storage
  • 2.5.4 General Fixing and Workmanship
  • 2.5.5 Bracing System Installation
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Flooring Systems Design Manual

The Dimond Structural Systems Design Manual is a comprehensive document for Structural Engineers to use when designing projects to meet the capabilities of our composite steel floor decking systems.

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3.0 - 3.1 SCOPE OF USE & DURABILITY
  • 3.0 Scope of use
  • 3.1 Durability
  • 3.1.1 Scope
  • 3.1.2 Coating Material Specifications
  • 3.1.3 Environments
    • 3.1.3.1 General
    • 3.1.3.2 Limitations on Use
  • 3.1.4 NZBC Compliance
  • 3.1.5 Durability Statement
  • 3.1.6 Maintenance
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3.2 GENERAL DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
  • 3.2.1 Formwork
  • 3.2.2 Composite Floor Slab
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3.3 SPECIFIC DESIGN – HIBOND 80 FLOORING
  • 3.3.1 Design Basis
  • 3.3.2 Hibond 80 Design Considerations
    • 3.3.2.1 Formwork
    • 3.3.2.2 Composite Floor Slab
  • 3.3.3 Hibond 80 Section Properties
  • 3.3.4 Hibond 80 Load Span Tables
  • 3.3.5 Hibond 80 Acoustic Performance
  • 3.3.6 Hibond 80 Design Examples
  • 3.3.7 Hibond 80 Material Specification
  • 3.3.8 Hibond 80 Short Form Specification
  • 3.3.9 Hibond 80 Components
    • 3.3.9.1 Edge Form
    • 3.3.9.2 Edge Form Support Strap
    • 3.3.9.3 End Caps
    • 3.3.9.4 Rake Cut Edge Flashings
  • 3.3.10 Hibond 80 CAD Details
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3.4 SPECIFIC DESIGN – HIBOND 55 FLOORING
  • 3.4.1 Design Basis
  • 3.4.2 Hibond 55 Design Considerations
    • 3.4.2.1 Formwork
    • 3.4.2.2 Composite Floor Slab
  • 3.4.3 Hibond 55 Section Properties
  • 3.4.4 Hibond 55 Formwork Design Tables
  • 3.4.5 Hibond 55 Composite Floor Slab Load Span Tables
  • 3.4.6 Hibond 55 Fire Design Tables
  • 3.4.7 Hibond 55 Acoustic Performance
  • 3.4.8 Hibond 55 Design Examples
  • 3.4.9 Hibond 55 Material Specification
  • 3.4.10 Hibond 55 Short Form Specification
  • 3.4.11 Hibond 55 Components
    • 3.4.11.1 Edge Form
    • 3.4.11.2 Edge Form Support Strap
    • 3.4.11.3 End Caps
    • 3.4.11.4 Rake Cut Edge Flashings
  • 3.4.12 Hibond 55 CAD Details
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3.5 SPECIFIC DESIGN – FLATDECK FLOORING
  • 3.5.1 Design Basis
  • 3.5.2 Flatdeck Design Considerations
    • 3.5.2.1 Formwork
    • 3.5.2.2 Composite Floor Slab
  • 3.5.3 Flatdeck Section Properties
  • 3.5.4 Flatdeck Formwork Design Tables
  • 3.5.5 Flatdeck Composite Floor Slab Load Span Tables
  • 3.5.6 Flatdeck Fire Design Tables
  • 3.5.7 Flatdeck Acoustic Performance
  • 3.5.8 Flatdeck Design Examples
  • 3.5.9 Flatdeck Material Specification
  • 3.5.10 Flatdeck Short Form Specification
  • 3.5.11 Flatdeck Components
    • 3.5.11.1 Edge Form
    • 3.5.11.2 Edge Form Support Strap
  • 3.5.12 Flatdeck CAD Details
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3.6 INSTALLATION - FLOORING SYSTEMS
  • 3.6.1 General
  • 3.6.2 Safety Considerations
  • 3.6.3 Handling and Storage
  • 3.6.4 Propping
  • 3.6.5 Laying Steel Decking Sheets
  • 3.6.6 Concrete Placement
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