Olin's Construction Principles, Materials, and Methods

ISBN-10: 0470547405
ISBN-13: 9780470547403
Edition: 9th 2012
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List price: $145.00
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/20/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1200
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.050
Language: English

Established as one of the leading books on the materials and methods of construction, the Ninth Edition of Construction was renamed Olins Construction to reflect the brand identity that Harold Olin brought to this standard text. The most comprehensive text on the subject, Olins Construction Volumes 1 and 2 cover not only the materials and methods of building construction, but also building systems and equipment, utilities, properties of materials, and current design and contracting requirements. Whether a builder, designer, contractor, or manager, readers have for over two generations mastered the principles of construction operations with Olins Construction, Ninth Edition.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Acknowledgments for the Ninth Edition
Disclaimer
Design and Contracting Requirements
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Building Design
Industry Standards
Codes
Barrier-Free Design
Sustainable Building Design
Construction Documents
Bidding and Negotiation
Construction Contract Administration
Construction Management
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Existing Conditions
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Land Surveys and Descriptions
Demolition
Subsurface Investigation
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments
Concrete
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
History
Concrete Materials
Formwork
Reinforcement
Accessories
Joints
Mixtures and Mixing
Handling, Transporting, Placing, and Consolidating
Finishing
Curing and Protection
Concrete Foundation Systems
Concrete Slabs on Grade
Cast-in-Place Structural Concrete
Precast Concrete
Specialty Concretes
Concrete Toppings
Structural Insulating Roof Decks
Cement-Based Underlayment
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Masonry
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
History
Mortar and Grout
Reinforcement, Ties, Anchors, and Flashing
Clay Masonry Units
Concrete Masonry Units
Unit Masonry Design
Unit Masonry Erection
Stone
Glass Unit Masonry
Properties of Selected Masonry Walls
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Metals
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Iron and Steel Materials and Products
Aluminum Materials and Products
Joints and Connections in Metal Assemblies
Structural Steel Framing
Metal Joists, Girders, and Trusses
Steel Decking
Long Span Steel Construction
Steel Stairs
Cold-Formed Metal Framing
Other Metals
Metal Finishes
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Wood, Plastics, and Composites
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Properties of Wood
Lumber
Engineered Wood Products
Wood Protection
Foundations
General Framing Requirements
Conventional Framing and Furring
Structural Panels
Shop-Fabricated Structural Wood
Sheathing
Other Framing Systems
Long Span Wood Structures
Finish Carpentry
Plastics
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments
Thermal and Moisture Protection
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Moisture Control
Dampproofing and Waterproofing
Thermal Insulation
Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems
Weather Barriers
Steep-Slope Roofing
Siding
Membrane Roofing
Flashing and Sheet Metal
Metal Roofing
Roof Specialties and Accessories
Fireproofing
Joint Protection
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Openings
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Metal Doors and Frames
Wood and Plastic Doors
Specialty Doors
Entrances and Storefronts
Glazed Aluminum Curtain Walls
Metal Windows and Sliding Glass Doors
Wood and Plastic Windows and Sliding Glass Doors
Storm and Screen Doors and Windows
Door Hardware
Glazing
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments
Finishes
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Supports for Plaster and Gypsum Board
Materials for Plaster and Gypsum Board
Gypsum Plaster Mixes and Application
Portland Cement Plaster Mixes and Application
Gypsum Board
Tiling
Acoustical Treatment
Brick Flooring and Paving
Stone Flooring and Paving
Wood Flooring
Resilient Flooring
Terrazzo Flooring
Fluid-Applied Flooring
Carpeting
Vinyl-Coating Fabric Wall Coverings
Painting
Special Coatings
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Specialties
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Fire Protection Specialties
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Furnishings
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Wood Casework
Window Treatment
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Special Construction
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Sound Control
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Conveying Systems
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Elevators and Lifts
Escalators and Moving Walks
Additional Reading
References
Fire Suppression
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Fire Suppression Standpipe Systems
Fire Suppression Sprinkler Systems
Fire Extinguishing Systems
Additional Reading
References
Plumbing
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Codes, Laws, and Industry Standards
Water Supply
Drainage
Plumbing Fixtures
Sound Control
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Heat and Comfort
Building Design Recommendations
Heat Loss and Heat Gain
Commissioning
HVAC Controls
HVAC Delivery Systems
Central HVAC Equipment
Decentralized HVAC Equipment
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments
Electrical
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Fundamentals of Electricity
Service and Distribution
Lightning Protection
Lighting
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Communications
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Communications Systems
Additional Reading
References
Electronic Safety and Security
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Intrusion Prevention and Detection
Fire Detection and Alarm
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Earthwork
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Soils
Site Clearing
Earthwork
Surface Water and Groundwater Problems
Special Foundations and Load-Bearing Elements
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Exterior Improvements
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Lawns and Landscaping
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Utilities
Introduction
Sustainability Considerations
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
Water Supply Sources
Sanitary Sewage Utilities
Subdrainage Systems and Storm Drainage Utilities
Electrical Power Distribution
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Properties of Materials
Introduction
Structure of Matter
Properties of Matter
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
The Metric system of Measurement
Introduction
The History of Measurement
The Metric System
The International System of Units
SI Units for Design and Construction
Conversion of Numerical Values
Preferred Dimensions and Coordination
Metric Conversions Applicable to This Book
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Glossary
Index.

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