Glossary

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A.W.S.
American Welding Society
ACCESSORY
A building component added to a basic Kirby structure, such as door, window, ventilator, etc.
AISC
American Institute of Steel Construction
AISI
American iron and Steel Institute
ALUMINIZED
Aluminum coated Steel
ANCHOR BOLT DRAWINGS
Show the size, location and projection of all anchor bolts for the components of the metal building system, (he length and width of the foundation (which may vary from (he nominal size of The metal building system) and column reactions (magnitude and direction). The maximum base plate dimensions may also be shown.
ANCHOR BOLTS
Bolts used 10 anchor structural members to a foundation or other support
APPROVAL DRAWINGS
Include anchor bolt drawing Framing plans, elevations and sections through the building for approval of the buyer or his consultant.
AUTOMATIC WELDING
A welding procedure utilizing a machine to make a weld.
AUXILIARY LOADS
All dynamic live loads required by the contract documents such as cranes and material handling systems.
AXIAL FORCE
A force tending to elongate and shorten a member.