Updated for 2021, this report guides the owner
and designer through the many assumptions and parameters involved in the design
of a mill building. It suggests loads and load combinations for the design of
crane runways, roof structures, floors, columns, building frames and
foundations. Information is given for investigation, earthwork and excavation
requirements, as well as revisions to vibration, foundation, soil bearing
foundation, crane rails and crane rail splices. The 2021 edition contains many
updates, including the following:
- Updated Loads and Load Combinations to
reflect current codes and design practices
- Updated provisions for Runway Girder
and Column Design.
- Revised Tolerances section to
highlight fabrication vs. erection tolerances.
- Expanded Commentary section.
- Expanded Appendix C with detail
Inspection and Upgrade recommendations.