Steel Surfaces: A Guide to Alloys, Finishes, Fabrication, and Maintenance in Architecture and Art

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 27, 2020 - Architecture - 400 pages

A full-color guide for architects and design professionals to the selection and application of steel

Steel Surfaces, fourth in Zahner’s Architectural Metals Series, provides a comprehensive and authoritative treatment of steel applications in architecture and art. It offers architecture and design professionals the information they need to ensure proper maintenance and fabrication techniques through detailed information and full-color images. It covers everything from the history of the metal and choosing the right alloy, to detailed information on a variety of surface and chemical finishes and corrosion resistance. The book also features case studies that offer strategies for designing and executing successful projects using steel.

Steel Surfaces is filled with illustrated case studies that present comprehensive coverage of how steel is used in creating surfaces for building exteriors, interiors, and art finishes. All the books in Zahner’s Architectural Metals Series offer in-depth coverage of today’s most commonly used metals in architecture and art. This visual guide:

  • Features full-color images of a variety of steel finishes, colors, textures, and forms
  • Includes case studies with performance data that feature strategies on how to design and execute successful projects using steel
  • Offers methods to address corrosion, before and after it occurs
  • Explains the significance of the different alloys and the forms available to the designer
  • Discusses what to expect when using steel in various exposures

Written for architecture professionals, metal fabricators and developers, architecture students, designers, and artists working with metals, Steel Surfaces offers a logical framework for the selection and application of steel in all aspects of architecture.

 

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER 2
33
Urban Pollution
117
CHAPTER 5
163
HotRolled and ColdRolled Sheet and Plate
172
Mill Packaging Requirements
179
Plate Thicknesses and Widths
188
Structural Shapes
195
k k Stud Welding on Weathering Steel
239
CHAPTER 3
240
Corrosion Characteristics
245
Maintaining the Steel Surface
305
APPENDIX A Terms
345
Alloy Cross References
351
Not a Complete List
365
Copyright

Powder Bead and Shot
202

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About the author (2020)

L. William Zahner, is President and CEO of A. Zahner Company, Inc. and Chairman of Metalabs LLC, and is an internationally recognized expert on the design and use of architectural metals. He is the author of Architectural Metal Surfaces and Architectural Metals: A Guide to Selection, Specification, and Performance, both from Wiley.

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