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Construction: Principles, Materials, and Methods, 7th Edition

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Edition:
7th
ISBN13:

9780471356400

ISBN10:
0471356409
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
12/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Wiley
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Summary

This book provides vital descriptive information on how to design buildings, detail components, specify materials and product, and avoid common pitfalls--all in a single volume. * Now contains more information on construction documents and administration, prestressed and post-tensioned structural concrete, heavy timber framing, wood siding, and green materials. * Features more than 1,200 illustrations, including hundreds of new and updated images. * Includes metric units and U.S. customary units throughout.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xi
Disclaimer xiii
General Requirements
1(90)
Introduction
2(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
2(1)
Building Design
2(5)
Construction Documents
7(3)
Bidding and Negotiation
10(1)
Construction Contract Administration
11(1)
Industry Standards
12(6)
Codes
18(8)
Barrier-Free Design
26(12)
The Metric System of Measurement
38(35)
Land Surveys and Descriptions
73(4)
Properties of Materials
77(11)
Additional Reading
88(1)
Acknowledgments and References
89(2)
Site Construction
91(28)
Introduction
92(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
92(1)
Soils
92(6)
Site Preparation
98(1)
Earthwork
99(10)
Surface- and Groundwater Problems
109(3)
Lawns and Landscaping
112(4)
Additional Reading
116(1)
Acknowledgments and References
116(3)
Concrete
119(82)
Introduction
120(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
120(1)
History
120(3)
Concrete Materials
123(6)
Formwork
129(5)
Reinforcement
134(7)
Accessories
141(2)
Joints
143(3)
Mixtures and Mixing
146(9)
Handling, Transporting, Placing, and Consolidating
155(3)
Finishing
158(6)
Curing and Protection
164(2)
Concrete Foundation Systems
166(7)
Concrete Slabs on Grade
173(7)
Cast-in-Place Structural Concrete
180(9)
Precast Concrete
189(6)
Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
195(1)
Concrete Toppings
195(1)
Structural Insulating Roof Decks
196(1)
Cement-Based Underlayment
197(1)
Additional Reading
198(1)
Acknowledgments and References
199(2)
Masonry
201(94)
Introduction
202(1)
Applicable MasterFormatTM Sections
202(1)
History
202(1)
Mortar and Grout
203(8)
Reinforcement, Ties, Anchors, and Flashing
211(3)
Clay Masonry Units
214(14)
Concrete Masonry Units
228(9)
Unit Masonry Design
237(22)
Unit Masonry Erection
259(17)
Stone
276(8)
Glass Unit Masonry
284(1)
Properties of Selected Masonry Walls
285(4)
Additional Reading
289(1)
Acknowledgments and References
290(5)
Metals
295(68)
Introduction
296(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
296(1)
Iron and Steel Materials and Products
296(24)
Iron and Steel Design and Construction
320(13)
Miscellaneous Iron and Steel Elements
333(1)
Aluminum
333(16)
Other Metals
349(7)
Additional Reading
356(1)
Acknowledgments and References
357(6)
Wood and Plastics
363(114)
Introduction
364(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
364(1)
Properties of Wood
364(15)
Lumber
379(12)
Plywood and Other Panels
391(15)
Treated Wood Foundations
406(4)
General Framing Requirements
410(2)
Conventional Framing and Furring
412(35)
Other Framing Systems
447(15)
Finish Carpentry
462(2)
Plastic Fabrications
464(10)
Additional Reading
474(1)
Acknowledgments and References
474(3)
Thermal and Moisture Protection
477(140)
Introduction
478(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
478(1)
Moisture Control
478(18)
Waterproofing and Dampproofing
496(3)
Building Insulation
499(12)
Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems
511(2)
Low-Slope Roofing
513(18)
Steep Roofing
531(39)
Siding
570(19)
Flashing and Sheet Metal
589(5)
Metal Roofing
594(5)
Fireproofing
599(2)
Joint Sealing
601(6)
Additional Reading
607(2)
Acknowledgments and References
609(8)
Doors and Windows
617(78)
Introduction
618(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
618(1)
Metal Doors and Frames
618(5)
Wood Doors
623(11)
Aluminum Entrances and Storefronts
634(4)
Aluminum Windows and Sliding Glass Doors
638(7)
Wood Windows and Sliding Glass Doors
645(8)
Storm Windows and Doors
653(3)
Door Hardware
656(5)
Glazing
661(18)
Glazed Aluminum Curtain Walls
679(7)
Additional Reading
686(1)
Acknowledgments and References
687(8)
Finishes
695(190)
Introduction
696(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
696(1)
Plaster Materials
696(7)
Plaster Support Systems, Bases, and Accessories
703(6)
Gypsum Plaster Application
709(4)
Portland Cement Plaster Application
713(6)
Gypsum Board Systems
719(30)
Tile
749(23)
Terrazzo
772(11)
Acoustical Treatment
783(14)
Wood Flooring
797(9)
Stone Flooring
806(5)
Resilient Flooring
811(21)
Carpet
832(14)
Resinous Flooring
846(3)
Special Coatings
849(5)
Paints
854(18)
Vinyl Wall Coverings
872(1)
Additional Reading
873(2)
Acknowledgments and References
875(10)
Specialties
885(8)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
886(1)
Fire Safety
886(3)
Fire Protection Specialties
889(1)
Additional Reading
890(1)
Acknowledgments and References
890(3)
Equipment
893(10)
Introduction
894(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
894(1)
Residential Appliances
894(5)
Unit Kitchens
899(2)
Additional Reading
901(1)
Acknowledgments and References
901(2)
Furnishings
903(12)
Introduction
904(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
904(1)
Wood Casework
904(6)
Window Treatment
910(3)
Additional Reading
913(1)
Acknowledgments and References
914(1)
Special Construction
915(56)
Introduction
916(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
916(1)
Sound Control
916(48)
Lightning Protection
964(1)
Intrusion Prevention and Detection
965(4)
Additional Reading
969(1)
Acknowledgments and References
970(1)
Conveying Systems
971(10)
Introduction
972(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
972(1)
Elevators
972(7)
Additional Reading
979(1)
Acknowledgments and References
979(2)
Mechanical
981(82)
Introduction
982(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
982(1)
Plumbing
982(44)
Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
1026(32)
Fire Sprinkler Systems
1058(1)
Additional Reading
1058(1)
Acknowledgments and References
1058(5)
Electrical
1063(86)
Introduction
1064(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
1064(1)
Fundamentals of Electricity
1064(4)
Electric Power Distribution
1068(2)
Service and Distribution
1070(18)
Lighting
1088(5)
Communications Systems
1093(1)
Conservation of Energy
1094(1)
Additional Reading
1095(1)
Acknowledgments and References
1095(2)
Appendix A
Data Sources
1097(22)
Appendix B
Glossary
1119(30)
Index 1149


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