Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. MEET THE COMPLEX CHALLENGES OF METAL BUILDING SYSTEMS FOUNDATION DESIGN
Expand your professional design skills and engineer safe, reliable foundations and anchors for metal building systems. Written by a practicing structural engineer, Foundation and Anchor Design Guide for Metal Building Systems thoroughly covers the entire process--from initial soil investigation through final design and construction. The design of different types of foundations is explained and illustrated with step-by-step examples. The nuts-and-bolts discussion covers the best designand construction practices. This detailed reference book explains how the design of metal building foundations differs from the design of conventional foundations and how to comply with applicable building codes while avoiding common pitfalls.
Metal building and foundation design fundamentals
Soil types, properties, and investigation
Unique aspects of foundation design for metal building systems
Design of isolated column footings
Foundation walls and wall footings
Tie rods, hairpins, and slab ties
Slab with haunch, trench footings, and mats
Anchors in metal building systems
Concrete embedments in metal building systems
About the Author
Alexander Newman, P.E., F.ASCE is a managing engineer in the Natick, Massachusetts, office of Exponent Failure Analysis Associates, where he is responsible for building collapse and failure investigations around the country. He has more than 30 years of professional experience and has been involved with design and renovation of numerous construction projects around the country. Mr. Newman is one of the country's foremost experts on metal building systems. He is the author of Structural Renovation of Buildings: Methods, Details, and Design Examples, and Metal Building Systems: Design and Specifications, now in its second edition and translated into Chinese.