Metal Building Systems Manual

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ISBN-13: 9781609838751
Pages: 640

Metal Building Systems Manual 2018 Edition includes (i) step-by-step examples for calculating wind, snow and seismic design loads per the 2018 International Building Code and referenced ASCE 7 standard, along with designing roof drainage systems for metal buildings, per the 2018 International Plumbing Code; (ii) a guide for the determination of loads for metal buildings with bridge, monorail, jib and single-leg gantry for underhung and top-running cranes; (iii) recommended drift and deflection criteria for the design of metal buildings that use masonry, metal and other wall systems, including manufacturing and erection tolerances; (iv) common industry practices that spell out all current practices relating to design, manufacture, sale and erection for metal building systems, including contract, order documents and engineer of record; (v) 17 code-compliant, fire-rated construction details specifically tailored for metal building systems; (vi) wind, snow, seismic and rainfall design data tabulated for every US county based on the 2018 IBC, ASCE 7, USGS and NOAA data.