Residential Steel Framing Handbook

Hardcover | February 22, 1996

byRobert Scharff, Walls & Ceilings Magazine

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The steel frame ``how-to'' for wood-builders. The use of steel in residential construction is hot. So if your expertise lies in conventional wood frame construction, you'll definitely want to pick up the Residential Steel Framing Handbook. Robert Scharff and the editors of Walls & Ceilings Magazine take you step-by-step through each stage of the construction process--from preconstruction preparation to interior finishing--delivering all the in's and out's of building houses with steel. Jam-packed with over 350 illustrations and photographs, it's the perfect on-the-job training manual for you and your crew: sound proofing; insulation; calculating load strength; special tools and equipment; drywall and other interior finishes; building codes and zoning regulations; material specifications and selection; connectors and fasteners; steel floor framing; stell framed roofs; and much more.

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This book provides in-depth coverage of steel framing, discussing the advantages and thoroughly explaining the techniques. Valuable features include reference charts that outline standards and materials costs, information on the newest materials and tools, and the latest details on the code-exceeding aspects of steel framing.

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The steel frame ``how-to'' for wood-builders. The use of steel in residential construction is hot. So if your expertise lies in conventional wood frame construction, you'll definitely want to pick up the Residential Steel Framing Handbook. Robert Scharff and the editors of Walls & Ceilings Magazine take you step-by-step through each st...

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A lot has been written in trade journals about steel framing, but a solid professional reference on residential steel framing has not been available - until now. If you want the latest information on the widely touted alternative to traditional wood framing, this valuable resource provides an up-to-the-minute look at steel framing - fr...

Robert Scharff (deceased) was well-known as the author of more than 300 how-to books. He served as a consultant to industry manufacturers and contributed many articles to leading how-to and trade publications

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 9.1 × 6.5 × 1.15 inPublished:February 22, 1996Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:0070572313

ISBN - 13:9780070572317

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Table of Contents

Advantages of Steel Framing.

Steel Framing Components and Tools.

Four Phases of Steel Frame Construction.

Steel Frame Joist Assembly.

Load-Bearing Steel Construction.

Non-Load Bearing Steel Walls.

Roof Rafters and Support.

Roof Coverings Over Steel Framing.

Installing Exterior and Interior Finishing Materials Over Steel Framing.

Appendices: A: Glossary of Steel Framing Terms.

B: Conversion Tables.

C: Sources of Steel Framing Components.

From Our Editors

This book provides in-depth coverage of steel framing, discussing the advantages and thoroughly explaining the techniques. Valuable features include reference charts that outline standards and materials costs, information on the newest materials and tools, and the latest details on the code-exceeding aspects of steel framing.