Buildings with wide spans, such as industrial plants and warehouses, are usually built with steel. The architect must understand the specific material properties and requirements of steel as a construction material, including its static properties, which influence dimensioning and profile selection. Step by step, Basics Steel Construction imparts the basic understanding needed for planning with steel as a building material.
Whereas all textbooks assume some basic knowledge, the BASICS series starts at zero.
Consistent didactic concept
Katrin Hanses, M.A. architect, research assistant at Siegen University, owner studio h, Cologne.