Engineering 38 B. show what needs to be done to the steel. Plan and execute the construction projects. Estimate the building projects. Your company should be giving you at least ten, hopefully closer to twenty, different plans, angles and focus points to look through. Knowing how to read engineering drawings will help provide you with a better idea of the building plans. Steel fabrication shop drawings. "). Read detailed drawings of footings, slab, beam, column, staircase, etc. Submittals and Approvals 29 C. Fabrication 31 D. Erection 33 III. While these drawings can be quite straightforward to individuals who are skilled in the field of engineering or architecture, they can be quite difficult to interpret for laypeople. Drawings of the individual structural-steel shipping pieces to be produced in the fabrication shop. Detail Drawings 28 4. Erection Drawings. Field-installation or member-placement drawings that are prepared by the fabricator to show the location and attachment of the in-dividual shipping pieces. THE IMPACT OF ERRORS, OMISSIONS AND CHANGES ON THE PROCESS OF DESIGNING AND CONSTRUCTING STRUCTURAL STEEL 37 A. Check and inspect reinforcement at the site. suggestions for improving the structural steel shop drawing process. 1 as it would appear in a steel fabrication. The process of preparing shop drawings has become the most time consuming and unpredictable part of the fabrication process. Here’s a list of guidance on how to read structural drawings primarily: Getting to know the scale of the drawings: To know the scale of the drawings means to understand how large or small certain items are in your structural project. Engineering drawings are typically used as visual tools in the creation of homes, bridges, and other buildings. Erection Drawings 26 3. Shop Drawings. Structural steel is one of the basic materials used in the construction of frames for most industrial buildings, bridges, and advanced base structures. These. the frame. (Industry lingo alert: we call these "approval drawings. Before we talk about how to read your steel building blueprints, make sure that you're not just getting a tiny, half-scribbled plan to sign off on. These drawings are in addition to the erection drawings. Prepare bar bending schedules. general arrangement. element in order for it to be installed within. Participating Members of the Committee Dave Henley, P.E., Vulcraft Richard Huddleston, Zimkor LLC Every element in a steel frame has a. fabrication drawing produced for it. Prepare running and the final construction bill. Detailing 38 C. Fabrication …