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Building Construction Materials and Methods

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ISBN-10: 0471183490

ISBN-13: 9780471183495

Edition: 3rd 1999

Authors: Edward Allen, Joseph Iano

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This textbook focuses on basic materials and the methods by which they are incorporated into buildings. The text stresses common construction systems in use today: light wood frame, masonry bearing wall, steel frame, and reinforced concrete.
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Book details

List price: $99.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/7/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 864
Size: 8.64" wide x 11.14" long x 1.76" tall
Weight: 4.774
Language: English

Edward Allen, FAIA, has been a faculty member at Yale University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and has frequently lectured and taught at other institutions across the United States over the past thirty years. He is the bestselling author of Fundamentals of Residential Construction, Architectural Detailing, Shaping Structures: Statics, and Fundamentals of Building Construction, all published by Wiley.Joseph Iano has been Edward Allen's illustrator, collaborator, and coauthor for more than twenty-five years. He is a registered architect whose experience includes professional practice, teaching design and technology in numerous schools of architecture, and work in the construction trades. Currently, he heads a Seattle firm that provides technical consulting to architects and others in the design and construction industry.

Making Buildings
Foundations
Wood
Heavy Timber Frame Construction
Wood Light Frame Construction
Exterior Finishes for Wood Light Frame Construction
Interior Finishes for Wood Light Frame Construction
Brick Masonry
Stone and Concrete Masonry
Masonry Loadbearing Wall Construction
Steel Frame Construction
Light Gauge Steel Frame Construction
Concrete Construction
Sitecast Concrete Framing Systems
Precast Concrete Framing Systems
Roofing
Glass and Glazing
Windows and Doors
Designing Cladding Systems
Cladding with Masonry and Concrete
Cladding with Metal and Glass
Selecting Interior Finishes
Interior Walls and Partitions
Finish Ceilings and Floors
Appendix
Glossary
Index