Exercises in Building Construction Forty-Five Homework and Laboratory Assignments to Accompany Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods

ISBN-10: 0471459690

ISBN-13: 9780471459699

Edition: 4th 2004 (Revised)

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This is the new edition of the workbook that supplements the fourth edition of Edward Allen's 'Fundamentals of Building Construction'. Organized to correspond with chapters within the main text, the more than 40 exercises make it easier to learn the essential information in the core book.
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List price: $35.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/22/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
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.

Getting Started With the Exercises
Making Buildings
Building Code Restrictions
Observing Construction
The Project Team
Waterproofing and Drainage
Soil Types and Bearing Capacities
Foundation and Slope Support Systems
Working With Wood
Working With Wood--Part II
Heavy Timber Frame Construction
Heavy Timber Framing
Wood Light Frame Construction
Laying Out Floor Framing
Laying Out Wall Framing
Working With Pitched Roofs
Designing Roof Framing
Exterior Finishes For Wood Light Frame Construction
Exterior Detailing
Interior Finishes For Wood Light Frame Construction
Proportioning Fireplaces
Proportioning Stairs
Platform Frame Design Project
Brick Masonry
Selecting Bricks and Mortar
Brick Bonds
Masonry Dimensioning
Lintels and Arches
Stone and Concrete Masonry
Selecting Concrete Masonry Units
Stone Masonry
Masonry Loadbearing Wall Construction
Movement Joints In Masonry Construction
Masonry Cavity Wall Detailing
Steel Frame Construction
Steel Structural Shapes
Steel Framing Plans
Detailing Steel Connections
Steel Frame Design Exercise
Light Gauge Steel Framing
Light Gauge Steel Framing Details
Concrete Construction
Detailing Concrete Reinforcing Bars
Sitecast Concrete Framing Systems
Sitecast Concrete Framing Systems
Architectural Concrete
Precast Concrete Framing Systems
Precast Concrete Framing Systems
Detailing Precast Concrete Framing
Low-Slope Roof Drainage
Low-Slope Roof Detailing
Glass and Glazing
Selecting Glass and Glazing
Windows and Doors
Selecting Windows and Doors
Designing Cladding Systems
Rainscreen Cladding and Sealant Joint Design
Cladding With Masonry and Concrete
Masonry Cladding Design
Cladding With Metal and Glass
Aluminum Extrusions
Selecting Interior Finishes
Selecting Interior Finish Systems
Interior Walls and Partitions
Detailing Wall Finishes
Finish Ceilings and Floors
Detailing Floor and Ceiling Finishes
Teach Yourself To Build
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