The Aluminum Association, headquartered in Washington, D.C., has published
the Aluminum Design Manual, 2005. The association says the new guide is ideal
for those involved in structural design, and includes the Specification for Aluminum
Topics covered in the manual include various specifications, a design guide,
information about materials and material properties, section properties, design
aids, illustrated examples and guidelines for aluminum sheet metal work in building
The design manual, as well as other technical publications, is available by
contacting the Aluminum Association.