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2012 Metal Building Systems Manual

The 2012 Metal Building Systems Manual brings the publication into conformance with the 2012 International Building Code (IBC), its referenced standards (i.e. ASCE 7-10), and common industry practices. The 2012 Manual includes a CD-ROM with a searchable PDF version of the manual, along with various AutoCAD roofing details.

724 pages
Published: November, 2012
The 2012 Metal Building Systems Manual includes:
  • Step-by-step examples for calculating wind, snow and seismic design loads per the 2012 International Building Code (IBC) and referenced ASCE 7-2010 standard, along with designing roof drainage systems for metal buildings, per the 2012 International Plumbing Code (IPC).
  • A guide for the determination of loads for metal buildings with bridge, monorail, jib and single-leg gantry for underhung and top-running cranes.
  • Recommended drift and deflection criteria for the design of metal buildings that use masonry, metal and other wall systems, including manufacturing and erection tolerances.
  • 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.
  • Seventeen code-compliant, fire-rated construction (column, wall, roof and joint details) details specifically tailored for metal building systems.
  • Wind, snow, seismic and rainfall design data tabulated for every U.S. county based on the 2012 IBC, ASCE 7-10, USGS and NOAA data - you won't find this anywhere else!
  • CD-ROM includes electronic version of the manual along with 58 metal roof details in AutoCAD and PDF formats - available nowhere else.