Integrated System for Production of Joistsby A. Murray Lount, (M.ASCE), Manager; Taskmaster Computing Systems, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada,
Sidney H. Simmonds, (M.ASCE), Prof. of Civ. Engrg.; Univ. of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada,
Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1975, Vol. 101, Issue 4, Pg. 807-820
Document Type: Journal Paper
Abstract: An integrated system developed for the manufacture of open-web joists is described. This system links together all phases of the process from analysis through detailing to shop production and provides all output display and documentation required. Provision is made for differences in shop practices, section properties, and code requirements between plants. Substantial cost savings resulting from reduced design and detailing time and better inventory and shop control are possible.
Subject Headings: Integrated systems | Joists | Webs (structure) | Standards and codes | Inventories
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