PART 5 – WELDED SHAPES – 1976 SERIES – PROPERTIES AND DIMENSIONS
Part 5 of the Steel Design Series (SDS-5) provides tables of properties and dimensions for the first series of Welded Wide-Flange (WWF) sections produced to metric dimensions, reprinted from the Handbook of Steel Construction, 2nd Edition, 1976.
PART 6 – ULC AND cUL THIN-FILM INTUMESCENT COATINGS – FIRE-RATED DESIGNS
George Frater, Canadian Steel Construction Council
Part 6 (SDS-6) contains a summary of fire-rated designs using thin-film intumescent coatings, an alternative fire-protection method to spray-applied fire-resistive materials (SFRM – summarized in CISC Steel Design Series Part 1, SDS-1). Tables of ULC and cUL fire-rated designs are provided for floor assemblies, and wide-flange and hollow structural section (HSS) columns.