Fundamentals of Residential Construction
Edition: 3rd 2011
List price: $80.00
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Description: This is a revision of the definitive text on home building by bestselling authors Edward Allen and Rob Thallon. It features the latest developments in the materials and methods of house construction, including energy efficiency, and a new chapter on small, multi-family apartment buildings. Organized in a logical, easy-to-follow format, it covers codes, costs, and management procedures, discusses building materials, and explores basic building systems. Profusely illustrated with over 1,250 drawings and photographs, this book includes new photorealistic illustrations that bring the text to life.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $80.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 4/27/2011
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
|The Context for Construction|
|The Construction Community: Builders, Contractors, and Developers|
|The Design Community|
|The Material Wood|
|Wood Light Frame Construction|
|Floor and Wall Framing|
|Finishing the Roof|
|Windows and Exterior Doors|
|Finishing the Exterior Walls|
|Heating and Cooling|
|Fireplaces and Stoves|
|Finishing the Interior|
|Alternative Construction Systems|
|Low-Tech, Low-Energy Construction|
|Loadbearing Masonry and Concrete Construction|
|Timber Frame Construction|
|Light-Gauge Steel Construction|