Southern African Structural Steelwork Detailing Manual (Yellow Book 3rd Edition-2015)
Southern African Structural Steelwork Detailing Manual
Year Published: 2013
The Southern African Structural Steelwork Detailing Manual (the ‘Yellow Book’) sets the standards for drawing and detailing structural steel in South Africa. It is as useful for teaching young people the art of draughting as it is as an aid and guide in a drawing office. The book contains a lot of useful details, as well as guidance on what makes a steel structure economical and easy to fabricate and erect.
Measuring Quantities For Structural Steelwork (Purple Book 1st edition-2006)
Measuring Quantities for Structural Steelwork contains the SAISC rules for measuring and compiling bills of quantities for steel structures. It is based on and formalizes long-standing practice in the South African steel construction industry, meant to give clarity about specific issues that may be contentious. Model bills of quantities and examples are presented. It also contains the rules governing normal and abnormal transport in South Africa.