Metal Building Systems Design and Specifications 2/E (Handbook Series)

 
9780071402019: Metal Building Systems Design and Specifications 2/E (Handbook Series)

The 2nd edition of the book is updated to reflect the revisions of the many publications that affect the metal building industry -- one of the fastest-growing segments of construction -- as well as information collected during the author's continuing-education seminars and professional experience.

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Over 65 percent of low-rise buildings constructed in Europe today feature metal building systems. Ne....

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  • Updated material to reflect changes in the model building codes and in MBMA manual
  • A new design example for movement-resisting foundations
  • Totally revised Appendix with purlin properties used by major manufacturers and LGSI member companies
  • Revised information and recommendations on purlin bracing; new bracing details
  • Expanded discussion of structural behavior of purlins carrying standing-seam metal roofing, incorporating changes in AISI Specification
  • Added information about components and erection of Metal Building Systems
  • New material on renovations of primary frames, secondary members, roofing, and walls
  • Revised data and details on insulation, as needed to meet the recently adopted energy codes
  • New details on metal roofing and commentary on their application
  • Added review questions after each chapter
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