Structural Library

Primary Engineering, Inc. - South Bend Regional Airport
This collection of over 120 specification sections focuses on your structural design needs, including load-bearing and load-resisting assemblies, elements, and materials used in building construction. Quickly access well-researched, current, tautly written, and coordinated specification language for:
  • Product and material quality levels
  • Product selections
  • Detailed fabrication and mixing requirements
  • Installation and field quality control requirements
  • Regional practices for delegating design for portions of construction

Get the flexibility you need. With MasterSpec®, you can edit sections to be proprietary, descriptive, or prescriptive. 

Benefits
Whether part of a structural engineering or design-build practice, you can rely on MasterSpec for:

  • Easy Integration — This comprehensive master specification system complements your project drawing information and coordinates with specifications used by many architects and with standard AIA and EJCDC Contract Documents.
  • Cloud-based Background Research — Create quality specifications in less time with 24/7/365 access to MasterSpec’s industry-recognized Supporting Documents.
  • Sustainable Design Information — Easily access and integrate LEEDv4, LEED 2009, Green Globes, the International Green Construction Code (IgCC), and ASHRAE 189.1 information.
  • A Formal Peer - and Technical - Review Process — MasterSpec is the only commercial specification system reviewed by a committee of practicing engineers and specification experts.
  • Industry Validation — A product of the AIA, MasterSpec is endorsed or recommended by CASE, ACEC, NSPE, and other professional organizations.
Uses
With the Structural Specifications Library, you can specify:
  • Building foundation elements, including driven piles, auger-cast piles, and drilled piers
  • Cast-in-place concrete
  • Precast structural and tilt-up concrete
  • Unbonded, post-tensioned concrete
  • Concrete unit masonry and brick
  • Stone cladding and anchored and adhered-stone masonry veneer
  • Structural steel framing, architecturally exposed steel, steel deck, open web joists and cold-formed steel trusses and framing
  • Fireproofing treatments
  • Wood and engineered-wood framing, sheathing, wood decking, wood trusses, and glue-laminated wood
  • Painting and high-performance coatings
  • Inspection requirements
Table of Contents
Table of Contents:
Basic Package
Samples
Explore MasterSpec Structural Library sample sections and Supporting Documents:
Sample Section – 052100 Steel Joist Framing  
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Outline
View Supporting Documents forSection 052100, Steel Joist Framing

MasterSpec Supporting Documents include:

  • Summary
  • Evaluations
  • Drawing Coordination Checklist
  • Specification Coordination Checklist

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MS Glossary

Glossary

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MasterWorksMicrosoft® Word plug-in for automating spec editing, production, & reporting
OutlinePreliminary specifications (for use in the design development phase) that may be added on to Professional and/or Premium libraries
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SpecBuilderSophisticated management tool for office masters and project manuals. Add-on software that works with the Premium specifications only.
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