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Residential Building Design and Construction

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ISBN-10: 0133758745

ISBN-13: 9780133758740

Edition: 1st 1998

Authors: Jack H. Willenbrock, Harvey Manbeck, Michael G. Suchar

List price: $197.80
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Exceptionally comprehensive and technically-rich, this book provides an overview of residential building design procedures related to the specific residential systems commonly found in houses. It explores housing trends/demands, basic design principles, and working drawing skills, and provides the technical procedures and standard Code specifications for designing/building all of the various systems in a house. For the enthusiastic handy-man or the practicing building contractor.
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Book details

List price: $197.80
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/17/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

An Overview of the Homebuilding Industry
Housing Demand
Management of the Homebuilding Process
The Regulatory Environment
Housing Design Guidelines
Development of a Set of Contract Documents
The Residential Construction Process
Wood: Its Properties and Strength
Foundation and Floor System Requirements
Wall and Roof System Requirements
Structural Analysis
HVAC System Design
Plumbing System Design
Electrical System Design