When it comes to construction and handling, it is easy to overlook “the little guys”: The mechanisms that bring everything together; The gadgets that make for light work. The right phrase: Load restraint systems. And they’re more important than you ...

Employing the services of a full sized crane can be one of the most costly aspects of any construction job. They’re permanent structure and they’re gigantic—That makes them pricy devices to keep in action. What if it’s unnecessary to have ...

A truss is a structure consisting of members / elements that takes only tension or compression and no bending is induced what so ever. The members are connected with a guzzet joint that is either riveted, bolted or welded in ...

The purpose of this book is to provide background information and criteria that can be used as a guide to the improvement of existing design procedures and specifications for bolted and riveted joints. To achieve this goal, extensive research work ...

Structural Steel is a very important part of architecture. The primary purpose of Structural Steel Drafting and Design is to provide students at both the associate and bachelor’s degree levels with a fundamental and practical knowledge of how structural steel ...

Steel structures are considered highly effective in terms of light weight and high rise structures. They are more earth quake resistant and more long lasting. Steel structures needs more maintenance and care as compared with concrete structures. In advanced countries ...