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Construction Materials, Methods, and Techniques

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ISBN-10: 1418001813

ISBN-13: 9781418001810

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: William Spence

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Comprehensive in nature, this newly updated book extensively explores construction materials and properties as well as current methods of residential and commercial building construction. Revisions reflect the changes based on the 2004 Edition of Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) MasterFormat and follows the logical sequence of a construction project. The Second Edition is complete with current information that is the result of input from hundreds of manufacturers and professional and trade organizations, and makes frequent reference to building codes relating to various construction materials and methods.
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Book details

List price: $292.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/21/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1232
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 5.698
Language: English

Introduction to Construction Methods, Materials And Techniques
Building Structures and Systems : An Overview
Construction: A Dynamic Industry
Properties of Materials
General Requirements And Site Construction
The Building Site
Soil
Foundations
Concrete And Masonry
Concrete
Cast-in-Place Concrete
Precast Concrete
Mortars for Masonry Walls
Clay Brick and Tile
Concrete Masonry
Stone
Masonry Construction
Metals, Wood And Plastics
Ferrous Metals
Nonferrous Metals
Steel Frame Construction
Wood
Products Manufactured from Wood
Wood and Metal Light Frame Consrtuction
Heavy Timber Construction
Finsihing the Exterior and Interior Wood Frame Buildings
Paper and Paper Pulp Products
Plastics
Thermal And Moisture Protection, Doors, Windows And Finishes
Thermal Insulation and Vapor Barriers
Bonding Agents, Sealers and Sealants
Bituminous Materials
Roofing Systems
Glass
Doors, Windows, Entrances and Storefronts
Cladding Systems
Interior Finishes
Protective and Decorative Coatings
Gypsum, Lime and Plaster
Acoustical Materials
Interior Walls, Partitions and Ceilings
Flooring
Carpeting
Specialties, Equipment And Furnishings
Specialties
Residential and Commercial Equipment
Furnishings
Special Construction And Conveying Systems
Special Construction
Conveying Systems
Mechanical And Electrical
Fire Protection Systems
Plumbing Systems
Heating, Air-Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration
Electrical Equipment and Systems