Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition


This technical digest is another addition to the series of Steel Joist Institute technical publications designed to give the reader information regarding the application and usage of steel joists and joist girders.

Technical Digest No 9 concerns itself with the proper handling and erection procedures to be employed in the field to make certain that these products are not damaged, that they perform as specified, and, above all, to ensure the safety of the erectors.

This and other SJI Technical Digests serve to highlight specific areas of design and/or application for the benefit of architects, building inspectors, building officials, designers, engineers, erectors, students, and others.