Structural detailing in steel
This steel detailing manual has been prepared to provide practical and up to
date information on various aspects of steel construction for educators,
designers, draughtsmen, detailers, fabricators and all others who have an
interest in structural steelwork.
The text covers the full scope of structural detailing in the UK, Europe and
the USA. The text covers the fundamentals of drawing, continuing with
draughting practice and connections, the types of fastenings and the
conventional methods of detailing components. Individual case studies are
The types of structure covered represent the bulk of the typical fabricator’s
work in commercial and industrial buildings, bridges, tanks, hydraulic and
offshore structures and power structures. Examples of steel detailing in CAD
format are included in some of the chapters.
Many of the drawings included are typical and, with minimal alteration, can
be adopted directly from the book and attached to individual drawings based
on a special code.
This book should serve both as a primer for trainee detailers and as a
reference manual for more experienced personnel. Engineers, architects and
contractors will find the book useful for daily use and practice