Erection Drawings. These. Detail Drawings 28 4. Detailing 38 C. Fabrication … Submittals and Approvals 29 C. Fabrication 31 D. Erection 33 III. element in order for it to be installed within. Check and inspect reinforcement at the site. Estimate the building projects. While these drawings can be quite straightforward to individuals who are skilled in the field of engineering or architecture, they can be quite difficult to interpret for laypeople. The process of preparing shop drawings has become the most time consuming and unpredictable part of the fabrication process. general arrangement. Read detailed drawings of footings, slab, beam, column, staircase, etc. the frame. Erection Drawings 26 3. Knowing how to read engineering drawings will help provide you with a better idea of the building plans. suggestions for improving the structural steel shop drawing process. These drawings are in addition to the erection drawings. Before we talk about how to read your steel building blueprints, make sure that you're not just getting a tiny, half-scribbled plan to sign off on. Here’s a list of guidance on how to read structural drawings primarily: Getting to know the scale of the drawings: To know the scale of the drawings means to understand how large or small certain items are in your structural project. Structural steel is one of the basic materials used in the construction of frames for most industrial buildings, bridges, and advanced base structures. (Industry lingo alert: we call these "approval drawings. Drawings of the individual structural-steel shipping pieces to be produced in the fabrication shop. Field-installation or member-placement drawings that are prepared by the fabricator to show the location and attachment of the in-dividual shipping pieces. Your company should be giving you at least ten, hopefully closer to twenty, different plans, angles and focus points to look through. Engineering 38 B. 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