Metal Building Basics

NDS Construction and Metal Buildings addresses the basics of metal building materials, design and workmanship. They clarify the flow of construction by discussing industry jargon, the materials used at each stage, the task of working with other trades, scheduling, and the organization of metal building construction.

Duration: 28 mins

What’s Covered

  • Metal Building Basics
    • Self Storage Construction
    • Component Construction
    • Component Characteristics
  • Basic Metal Building Components
    • No Two Companies Build The Same
    • Materials Characteristics
    • Materials Types
  • Structural Engineering Materials
    • Loads
    • Stresses
  • Spreading The Load
  • Slabs and Columns
    • Masonry Columns
    • Material Constraints
    • Metal Piers
  • Materials
    • Materials Organization
    • Quantity
  • Strength & Weather Resistance
    • Weather Resistance
    • Red Oxide
    • Galvalume
  • Structural Steel
  • Stud Lay Out
    • Clips
    • Studs
  • Purlin Lay Out
  • Partition Lay Out
  • Bolts, Screws & Fasteners
    • Torque
    • Installation
    • Quantity
  • Insulation
    • Insulation Types
    • Insulation & HVAC
    • Construction Order
  • Roofing
    • Pitch
    • Roof Types
    • Water Control
    • Multiple Designs
    • Flashings & Sealants
    • Roof Penetrations
    • Bad Installation
  • Interior Doors & Hallway Systems
    • Interior Example
    • Exterior Example
  • Exteriors
    • Exterior Partitions
    • Color Selections
  • Material Transitions
  • Trim
    • Roof Area
    • Downspouts
  • Framing For Other Trades
    • Exterior Framing
    • Architectural Accents
  • Metal Buildings Cost and Cost Comparison of Components
  • Economy & Quality
    • Cost Effective Design
    • Cost Effective Construction
    • Quality Product

Study Materials Included

Presentation

The presentation is available 24-hours a day, for your 6-month rental period. Watch it at your own pace, until you have completed the course.

Slides

The slides are available for print out in Adobe Acrobat form. When you print them out, each one will comprise half of the page, with the other half reserved for notes.