Building Construction Principles, Materials, and Systems 2009

ISBN-10: 0135064767

ISBN-13: 9780135064764

Edition: 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Medan Mehta, Walter Scarborough, Diane Armpriest, Madan Mehta

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List price: $186.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/29/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1024
Size: 9.25" wide x 12.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.632
Language: English

MADAN MEHTA B. Arch, University of Roorkee, India M. Building Science, University of Sydney, Australia Ph.D., University of Liverpool, U.K.Member of the UT-Arlington faculty since 1985. Licensed Professional Engineer (State of Texas); Fellow, Indian Institute of Architects and Registered Architect; Member, The National Society of Professional Engineers (USA) and the Construction Specification Institute (USA). Graduate Advisor in Architecture, 1986-1991. Previously taught at The School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi as professor, and at The University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, as Director of the Architectural Engineering Program. Prior planning, design, and construction practice in New Delhi. Received Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Petroleum and Minerals, 1985, and the Top Award from the Government of India in the Low Cost Housing Design Ideas Competition, 1975.DIANE ARMPRIEST Master of Architecture, University of Oregon 1997 Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Oregon 1983 Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Oregon 1983 BS Geography, University of Oregon 1972Professor Armpriest's teaching and research interests are in architectural construction materials and methods, the expression of structure and materials in northwest regional architecture, architectural design, and the relationship between building systems and the natural systems and processes of the site.Associate Professor,Dept. of Architecture, University of Idaho, 2006 to present Assistant Professor, Dept. of Architecture, University of Idaho, 2001 to 2006 Project Manager, Gary Moye Architect, Eugene, Oregon 1997-2001 Housing developer/construction manager, non-profit housing projects 1994-96 Associate professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Cincinnati, 1985-1992WALTER R. SCARBOROUGH, CSI, AIA Vice President and Director of Specifications HKS ArchitectsWalter Scarborough has almost 30 years of comprehensive experience in architecture and building construction, and has worked in contract document production, construction contract administration, and architectural specifications. He has been with HKS (over 1,000 employees, 14 US offices, and 2 international offices) for over 20 years. Projects he has worked on include a variety of building types: healthcare, office buildings, sports, recreational, convention centers, entertainment, hospitality, justice and detention, educational, and banks. As director of specifications, he is responsible for product research, new master specification development, and maintaining a standard of building product quality; and also has overview responsibilities for a dozen specifiers that produce specifications for HKS projects.Education Bachelor of Architecture, Urban Design Option Texas Tech UniversityRegistration Registered Architect: TexasAffiliations CSI - Construction Specifications Institute AIA - American Institute of ArchitectsCSI Certifications CDT - Construction Documents Technologist CCS - Certified Construction Specifier CCCA - Certified Construction Contract Administrator

Principles of Construction
An Overview of the Building Delivery Process
Governmental Constraints on Construction
Loads on Buildings
Load Resistance-The Structural Properties of Materials
Thermal Properties of Materials
Air Leakage and Water Vapor Control
Fire-Related Properties
Acoustical Properties of Materials
Principles of Joints and Sealants (Expansion and Contraction Control)
Principles of Sustainable Construction
Materials and Systems of Construction
Materials for Wood Construction-I (Lumber)
Materials for Wood Construction-II (Manufactured Wood Products, Fasteners and Connectors)
Wood Light Frame Construction-I
Wood Light Frame Construction-II
Structural Insulated Panel System
The Material Steel and Structural Steel Construction
Light-Gauge Steel Construction
Lime, Portland Cement and Concrete
Concrete Construction-I (Formwork Reinforcement and Slabs-on-Ground)
Concrete Construction-II (Site-Cast and Precast Concrete Framing Systems)
Soils; Foundation and basement Construction
Masonry Materials-I ( Mortar and Brick)
Masonry Materials-II ( Concrete Masonry Units, Natural Stone and Glass Masonry Units)
Masonry and Concrete Bearing Wall Construction
Rainwater Infiltration Control in Exterior Walls
Exterior Wall Cladding-I (Masonry, Precast Concrete, GFRC and Prefabricated Masonry)
Exterior Wall Cladding-II (Stucco, EIFS, Natural Stone and Insulated Metal Panels)
Transparent Materials ( Glass and Light-Transmitting Plastics)
Windows and Doors
Glass-Aluminum Wall Systems
Roofing-I ( Low-Slope Roofs)
Roofing-II (Steep Roofs)
Floors Coverings
SI System and U.S. System of Units
Preliminary Sizing of Structural Members
Glossary of Terms
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