[Metal]. Carnegie Steel Co.
Pocket Companion for Engineers Architects and Builders
Containing Useful Information and Tables Appertaining to the Use of Steel
12mo, pp 372. b/w cross-sections of structural steel members, throughout
An early version of what is known today as a structural steel manual or "blue book." Extensive tables showing dimensions, allowable loads and other pertinent data for all of Carnegie's beams, girders, angles, columns, wire reinforcement, etc. This is an invaluable resource for builders doing historic preservation calculating the capacities of existing structures. An uncommon volume in nice condition!
Edition: Later edition
Binding: Leatherette, black w/gilt lettering and gilt edged pages
Condition: Very good
Book Id: 16678