Steel Detailers' Manual, 2nd Edition
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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- describes the common structural shapes in use and how they are joined to form members and complete structures
- explains detailing practice and conventions
- provides detailing data for standard sections, bolts and welds
- emphasises the importance of tolerances in order to achieve proper site fit-up
- discusses the important link between good detailing and construction costs
Examples of structures include single and multi-storey buildings, towers and bridges. The detailing shown will be suitable in principle for fabrication and erection in many countries, and the sizes shown will act as a guide to preliminary design.
The second edition has been updated to take account of changes to standards, including the revisions to BS5950 and includes a new chapter on computer aided detailing.