Composite construction


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Composite construction

A type of construction made up of different materials; specifically structural steel and reinforced concrete designed as a single structural system.
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composite construction

A type of construction made up of different materials (such as concrete and structural steel) or of members produced by different methods (such as cast-in-place concrete and precast concrete).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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