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Construction Principles, Materials, and Methods

ISBN-10: 0471356409
ISBN-13: 9780471356400
Edition: 7th 2001 (Revised)
List price: $110.00
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Description: This 7th edition covers nearly every principle, material, and method used to design and construct most residential and commercial buildings, including a wealth of new and updated information.

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Book details

List price: $110.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/27/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1200
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 6.050
Language: English

This 7th edition covers nearly every principle, material, and method used to design and construct most residential and commercial buildings, including a wealth of new and updated information.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Disclaimer
General Requirements
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat Sections
Building Design
Construction Documents
Bidding and Negotiation
Construction Contract Administration
Industry Standards
Codes
Barrier-Free Design
The Metric System of Measurement
Land Surveys and Descriptions
Properties of Materials
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Site Construction
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat Sections
Soils
Site Preparation
Earthwork
Surface- and Groundwater Problems
Lawns and Landscaping
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Concrete
Introduction
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
Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
Concrete Toppings
Structural Insulating Roof Decks
Cement-Based Underlayment
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Masonry
Introduction
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
Applicable MasterFormat Sections
Iron and Steel Materials and Products
Iron and Steel Design and Construction
Miscellaneous Iron and Steel Elements
Aluminum
Other Metals
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Wood and Plastics
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat Sections
Properties of Wood
Lumber
Plywood and Other Panels
Treated Wood Foundations
General Framing Requirements
Conventional Framing and Furring
Other Framing Systems
Finish Carpentry
Plastic Fabrications
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Thermal and Moisture Protection
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat Sections
Moisture Control
Waterproofing and Dampproofing
Building Insulation
Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems
Low-Slope Roofing
Steep Roofing
Siding
Flashing and Sheet Metal
Metal Roofing
Fireproofing
Joint Sealing
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Doors and Windows
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat Sections
Metal Doors and Frames
Wood Doors
Aluminum Entrances and Storefronts
Aluminum Windows and Sliding Glass Doors
Wood Windows and Sliding Glass Doors
Storm Windows and Doors
Door Hardware
Glazing
Glazed Aluminum Curtain Walls
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Finishes
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat Sections
Plaster Materials
Plaster Support Systems, Bases, and Accessories
Gypsum Plaster Application
Portland Cement Plaster Application
Gypsum Board Systems
Tile
Terrazzo
Acoustical Treatment
Wood Flooring
Stone Flooring
Resilient Flooring
Carpet
Resinous Flooring
Special Coatings
Paints
Vinyl Wall Coverings
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Specialties
Applicable MasterFormat Section
Fire Safety
Fire Protection Specialties
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Equipment
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat Sections
Residential Appliances
Unit Kitchens
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Furnishings
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat Sections
Wood Casework
Window Treatment
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Special Construction
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat Sections
Sound Control
Lightning Protection
Intrusion Prevention and Detection
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Conveying Systems
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat Sections
Elevators
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Mechanical
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat Sections
Plumbing
Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Fire Sprinkler Systems
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Electrical
Introduction
Applicable MasterFormat Sections
Fundamentals of Electricity
Electric Power Distribution
Service and Distribution
Lighting
Communications Systems
Conservation of Energy
Additional Reading
Acknowledgments and References
Data Sources
Glossary
Index

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