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0.0 - Introduction to the TGN
0.0 - Introduction to the TGN

1.0 - Product certification
1.0 - Product certification

2.0 - Specification
2.1 - Fall arrest systems
2.2 - Floor deck material specification
2.3 - Stud welding
2.4 - Roof deck material specification
2.5 - Concrete

3.0 - Health and Safety
3.1 - Management & supervision
3.2 - Documentation
3.3 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
3.4 - Protection of falls from height
3.5 - Trained and competent workforce
3.6 - DO's for associated trades

4.0 - Design - Floor deck
4.1 - Benefits of composite metal deck
4.2 - Sheet lengths
4.3 - Temporary propping
4.4 - Lateral restraint and diaphragm action
4.5 - Bearings / Support
4.6 - Fixings
4.7 - Cantilevers
4.8 - Edge trim
4.9 - Flashings
4.10 - Steps in slab
4.11 - End caps

5.0 - Design - Floor deck - Composite stage
5.0 - Design - Floor deck - Composite stage
5.1 – Reinforcement
5.2 - Saw cuts
5.3 - Fire
5.4 - Moving concentrated loads
5.5 - Long single span propped composite Slabs
5.6 - Forming service holes

6.0 - Design - Floor deck composite beam design
6.0 - Design - Floor deck composite beam design
6.1 - Shear stud LAW (length after weld)
6.2 - Design rules for minimum degree of connection
6.3 - Shear stud reduction factors
6.4 - BS EN 1994-1-1 Reduction factors for SMD Products
6.5 - BS5950-3 Section 3.1 Reduction factors for SMD Products
6.6 - Shear stud spacing
6.7 -Transverse reinforcement for composite beams
6.8 - Alternative Shear Connectors

7.0 - Design - Floor deck, Considerations
7.1 - Falls and ramps
7.2 - Fixing tool and stud welding gun restrictions
7.3 - Concrete encased beams
7.4 - Durability
7.5 - Aggressive environments
7.6 - Vibration
7.7 - Acoustics
7.8 - Thermal mass

8.0 - Design - Roof deck
8.0 - Design - Roof deck
8.1 - Quality
8.2 - Spans
8.3 - Loads
8.4 - Standard end laps
8.5 - Extended end laps
8.6 - Raking supports and cutting
8.7 - Cantilevers
8.8 - Sheet lengths
8.9 - Fire rating
8.10 - Durability
8.11 - Acoustics
8.12 - Airtightness
8.13 - Fixing specification
8.14 - Flashing details
8.15 - Non-fragility
8.16 - Diaphragm design
8.17 - Aesthetics
8.18 - Forming openings

9.0 - Supply of materials
9.1 - Delivery and access
9.2 - Pack size and sheet length limits
9.3 - Offloading, hoisting and storage
9.4 - Pack labels / loading-out locations

10.0 - Installation, Fall arrest systems
10.0 - Installation - Fall arrest systems
10.1 - Safety nets

11.0 - Installation, Floor deck and shear studs
11.0 - Installation - Floor deck and shear studs
11.1 - Cartridge tools
11.2 - Decking around columns
11.3 - Unpainted top flanges
11.4 - Mobile stud welding equipment
11.5 - Static generator or mains supply
11.6 - Testing
11.7 - Scorching of beams
11.8 - Minimising grout loss

12.0 - Concrete
12.1 - Site considerations
12.2 - Temporary propping
12.3 - Cleaning the decking
12.4 - Damaged decking
12.5 - Construction joints
12.6 - Reinforcement drawings and bending schedules
12.7 - Concrete mix requirements
12.8 - Placement
12.9 - Surface finish
12.10 - Surface flatness
12.11 - Curing
12.12 - Post-installation characteristics

13.0 - Product Options
13.1 - High Durability floor deck
13.2 - Crushed ends deck sheets
13.3 - VoidSafe™ Protection System
13.4 - Perimeter toeboard
13.5 - Channel edge trim
13.6 - TAB-Deck™ – Fibre concrete
13.7 - Off-site cutting
13.8 - Service fixings
13.9 - Plastisol (PF) Coating

14.0 - References
14.1 - SMD documentation
14.2 - Industry best practice
14.3 - Design standards
14.4 - Further reading


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