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Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods

ISBN-10: 1118138910

ISBN-13: 9781118138915

Edition: 6th 2014

Authors: Edward Allen, Joseph Iano

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Now in its Sixth Edition, Fundamentals of Building Construction is an essential textbook that has been used by thousands of students annually in schools of architecture, construction management and technology. The best-selling reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction. Emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frame, masonry bearing wall, steel frame, and reinforced concrete construction, the new edition includes new information on building materials properties, the latest on "pre-engineered" building components, sustainability issues, and reflects the latest building codes and standards.Available separately, Exercises in Building Construction 6E, supplements the text with 47 homework and laboratory assignments.
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Book details

List price: $149.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 10/14/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1024
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.950
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.