Structural steel drafting & design / David MacLaughlin, Hector Estrada
- Machine generated contents note: Pt. 1 Structural Steel Design Drawings for Steel Construction -- Ch. 1 Steel: An Economical Choice for Commercial and Industrial Buildings -- Ch. 2 The World of Structural Steel -- Ch. 3 The Structural Drafter at Work -- Ch. 4 Reading Architectural Drawings for Steel-Framed Buildings -- Ch. 5 An Overview of Basic Structural Steel Design Calculations -- Ch. 6 The Preparation of Structural Steel Design Drawings and Details -- Ch. 7 Structural Steel Sections and Details: Some Practical Examples -- Pt. 2 Structural Steel Fabrication Drawings for Steel Construction -- Ch. 8 An Introduction to Structural Steel Shop Drawings -- Ch. 9 Structural Connections -- Ch. 10 Structural Steel Column Detailing -- Ch. 11 Structural Steel Beam and Miscellaneous Steel Detailing -- Ch. 12 Anchor Rod Details, Anchor Rod Plans, Steel Erection Plans, and the Field Bolt List.
- "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 and Design, 2nd Edition 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." --Book Jacket.
- Includes index.
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