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diagrid structure : Erection tolerance

diagrid structure : Erection tolerance

diagrid structure : Erection tolerance


Dear All
I would like to have erection tolerance for diagrid steel structure . As because of same the members are not falling
into neither column nor beam. the structure itself cantilevered , domed . How to define tolerance and what is achievable at site


RE: diagrid structure : Erection tolerance

We can’t see it from here, so we have no real idea what you are trying to do. We could draw a thousand sketches meeting your description, each of them needing a slightly different attention to detail, tolerancing or analysis. So why don’t you draw some sketches with some dimensions, member sizes, loads, etc. to show us what you have in mind? Talk with some local fabricators, contractors and erectors, to see what they need and what they can do.

RE: diagrid structure : Erection tolerance

I suspect that it would be best to discuss this with a fabricator given how specialized the application is. I have Terri Boake's book on diagrids. It doesn't get too deep into tolerances but I've included all mentions below in case any are helpful to you. I suspect that your dome would be less demanding than a lot of these examples.

I like to debate structural engineering theory -- a lot. If I challenge you on something, know that I'm doing so because I respect your opinion enough to either change it or adopt it.

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