Figure 1-7.Basic components of floor framing.
Figure 1-8.Floor framing on sill plates with intermediate posts and built-up girders.
Floor framing consists specifically of the posts,
girders, joists, and subfloor. When these are assembled,
LEARNING OBJECTIVE: Upon completing
as in figure 1-7, they form a level anchored platform for
the rest of the construction.
this section, you should be able to identify
members used in floor construction, and the
construction methods used with subfloor and
Wood or steel posts and girders support floor joists
and the subfloor. Sizes depend on the loads carried. The