Historical Building Construction

ISBN-10: 0393702006

ISBN-13: 9780393702002

Edition: 1995

Authors: Donald Friedman

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List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/17/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Donald Friedman, author of Historical Building Construction, is the president of Old Structures Engineering and lives in New York City.

Traditional Construction: 1840-Present
Cast-Iron Facades: 1847-1875
The Emergence of the Steel Skeleton Frame: 1870-1904
The Fireproof Building (I): 1872-1910s
Standardization of Steel Framing: 1870s-1921
Floor Systems: 1890-1940s
Curtain Wall Systems: 1890s-1950s
The Fireproof Building (II): 1910s-1960s
"Modern" Steel Construction: 1920-Present
Appendix A: Modern Notation Used in Formulas and Descriptions
Appendix B: Building Examples
Appendix C: Definition of Terms Used in Building Structure
Appendix D: Material Properties for Cast Iron, Wrought Iron, and Steel
Appendix E: Iron and Steel Column Formulas for Allowable Stress
Appendix F: New York City Fire Line Location
Appendix G: Design Live Loads
Appendix H: Design Data for Floor Systems
Photo Credits and Acknowledgments
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