Structural Steel Drafting and Design

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-27
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning

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Practical and easy to use, this text lays a solid groundwork for beginning and intermediate students to pursue careers in architecture, construction, or civil engineering. The text clarifies the vital interdependence between structural steel design and fabrication drawings, equipping students to work flexibly with both. First and foremost a drafting book, Structural Steel Drafting gives an overview of structural design theory while providing numerous examples, illustrations, and real-world assignments. Students also become acquainted with critical tables and reference material from industry-standard sources, as well as the merits of Load and Resistance Factor Design and Allowable Strength Design.

Table of Contents

Structural Steel Design Drawing For Steel Construction Steel
An Economical Choice For Commercial And Industrial Buildings
Steel Frame Construction
The Economy Of Steel Frame Construction
Load Resistance Factor Design
Study Questions
An Introduction To The World Of Structural Steel
Steel As A Structural Material
Common Structural Steel Rolled Shapes
The Manual Of Steel Construction
Open-Web Steel Joists
Steel Joist Institute Load Tables
Study Questions
The Structural Drafter In The Structural Engineering Design Or Fabricator's Office
Structural Engineering
Desirable Characteristics Of The Structural Drafter
Engineering Office Organization
Study Questions
Reading Architectural Drawings For Steel-Framed Buildings
Architectural Materials And Symbols
Architectural Floor Plans
Exterior Elevations
Building Sections
Architectural Wall Sections And Details
Study Questions
An Overview Of Basic Structural Steel Design Calculations
Basic Structural Design Considerations And Terminology
The Design And Selection Of Open-Web Steel Joists
The Design And Selection Of W-Shape (Wide Flange) Beams And Girders
The Design Of Beam Bearing Plates
The Design Of Steel Columns
The Design Of Column Baseplates
Study Questions
The Preparation Of Structural Steel Design Drawings And Details
The Basic Objectives Of Structural Design
The Structural Steel Grid System
Structural Steel Sections
Structural Steel Details
Study Questions
Structural Steel Sections And Details For Commercial And Industrial Buildings
Structural Steel Fabrication Drawings For Steel Construction
The Structural Designer/Fabricator Relationship
An Introduction To Structural Steel Shop Drafting
Column Detailing
Structural Connections
Beam Detailing
Anchor Rods and Anchor Rod Plans
The Steel Erection Plan
The Field Bolt List
An Introduction To Non-Rectangular Framing
Cad In Structural Drafting
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