Metal Building Systems: Design and Specifications, Third Edition

by: Alexander Newman, P.E., F.ASCE


Abstract: The most complete, up-to-date metal building systems guide. Fully revised for the latest building codes and industry trends, Metal Building Systems, Third Edition, explains how to select, specify, and design pre-engineered buildings with confidence. In this book, a practicing structural engineer goes beyond manufacturer-supplied specifications to provide impartial and objective information that can save you money and time. A new chapter on anchor bolts and embedments and many new illustrations, plus new and updated design examples, are included in this practical reference. End-of-chapter review questions reinforce the material presented. This is an essential resource for architects, engineers, construction specifiers, design professionals, facility managers, building officials, and contractors working with metal building systems.
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Title: Metal Building Systems: Design and Specifications, Third Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2015 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071828963

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Alexander Newman, P.E., F.ASCE is principal structural engineer with Maguire Group, Inc. He conducts seminars on metal building systems for design professionals sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers, and teaches at Northeastern University.

Description: The most complete, up-to-date metal building systems guide. Fully revised for the latest building codes and industry trends, Metal Building Systems, Third Edition, explains how to select, specify, and design pre-engineered buildings with confidence. In this book, a practicing structural engineer goes beyond manufacturer-supplied specifications to provide impartial and objective information that can save you money and time. A new chapter on anchor bolts and embedments and many new illustrations, plus new and updated design examples, are included in this practical reference. End-of-chapter review questions reinforce the material presented. This is an essential resource for architects, engineers, construction specifiers, design professionals, facility managers, building officials, and contractors working with metal building systems.