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Olin's Construction: Principles, Materials, and Methods, 8th Edition

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Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780471714057

ISBN10:
0471714054
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
11/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Wiley

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This is the 8th edition with a publication date of 11/1/2006.
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Summary

Get the industry standardupdated for a new age of construction. For more than fifty years, Construction has been the cornerstone reference in the field for architecture and construction professionals and students. This new edition, now called Olin's Construction after its original author, is an invaluable resource that will provide in-depth coverage for decades to come. Youll find the most up-to-date principles, materials, methods, codes, and standards used in the design and construction of contemporary residential, commercial, and institutional buildings. Organized by the MasterFormat 2004 Edition, this edition: Includes more than 1,200 informative illustrations, including 150 new images. Features new information on sustainability and construction management. Reflects the expanded adoption of the ICC? Codes. Addresses everything from site preparation to concrete finishing, masonry design to plastic fabrications, waterproofing to sprinkler systems, air conditioning to heat conveyance. Join the generations who have relied on this book to provide the vital descriptive information on how to design buildings, detail components, specify materials and product, and avoid common pitfalls.

Author Biography

H. LESLIE SIMMONS, RA, CSI, is a construction consultant and specifications writer with more than fifty years of professional experience.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
A Tribute xiii
Acknowledgments xiv
Acknowledgments for the Eighth Edition xv
Disclaimer xvii
Design and Contracting Requirements
1(52)
Introduction
2(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
2(1)
Building Design
3(5)
Industry Standards
8(6)
Codes
14(9)
Barrier-Free Design
23(12)
Sustainable Building Design
35(3)
Construction Documents
38(5)
Bidding and Negotiation
43(2)
Construction Contract Administration
45(1)
Construction Management
46(2)
Additional Reading
48(1)
Acknowledgments and References
49(4)
Existing Conditions
53(12)
Introduction
54(1)
Sustainability Considerations
54(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
54(1)
Land Surveys and Descriptions
54(6)
Demolition
60(1)
Subsurface Investigation
61(2)
Additional Reading
63(1)
Acknowledgments and References
63(2)
Concrete
65(82)
Introduction
66(1)
Sustainability Considerations
66(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
67(1)
History
67(3)
Concrete Materials
70(6)
Formwork
76(5)
Reinforcement
81(7)
Accessories
88(2)
Joints
90(3)
Mixtures and Mixing
93(8)
Handling, Transporting, Placing, and Consolidating
101(4)
Finishing
105(6)
Curing and Protection
111(2)
Concrete Foundation Systems
113(5)
Concrete Slabs on Grade
118(7)
Cast-in-Place Structural Concrete
125(9)
Precast Concrete
134(5)
Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
139(2)
Concrete Toppings
141(1)
Structural Insulating Roof Decks
141(2)
Cement-Based Underlayment
143(1)
Additional Reading
144(1)
Acknowledgments and References
144(3)
Masonry
147(98)
Introduction
148(1)
Sustainability Considerations
148(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
148(1)
History
149(1)
Mortar and Grout
150(7)
Reinforcement, Ties, Anchors, and Flashing
157(3)
Clay Masonry Units
160(15)
Concrete Masonry Units
175(8)
Unit Masonry Design
183(22)
Unit Masonry Erection
205(18)
Stone
223(8)
Glass Unit Masonry
231(6)
Properties of Selected Masonry Walls
237(3)
Additional Reading
240(1)
Acknowledgments and References
240(5)
Metals
245(70)
Introduction
246(1)
Sustainability Considerations
247(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
248(1)
Iron and Steel Materials and Products
248(21)
Aluminum Materials and Products
269(9)
Joints and Connections in Metal Assemblies
278(8)
Structural Steel Framing
286(6)
Metal Joists, Girders, and Trusses
292(1)
Steel Decking
292(2)
Cold-Formed Metal Framing
294(2)
Other Metals
296(3)
Metal Finishes
299(11)
Additional Reading
310(1)
Acknowledgments and References
310(5)
Wood, Plastics, and Composities
315(112)
Introduction
316(1)
Sustainability Considerations
316(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
317(1)
Properties of Wood
317(8)
Lumber
325(12)
Engineered Wood Products
337(16)
Wood Treatment
353(4)
Foundations
357(3)
General Framing Requirements
360(2)
Conventional Framing and Furring
362(19)
Structural Panels
381(3)
Shop-Fabricated Structural Wood
384(5)
Sheathing
389(10)
Other Framing Systems
399(13)
Finish Carpentry
412(2)
Plastics
414(10)
Additional Reading
424(1)
Acknowledgments and References
424(3)
Thermal and Moisture Protection
427(136)
Introduction
428(1)
Sustainability Considerations
428(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
428(1)
Moisture Control
429(13)
Dampproofing and Waterproofing
442(3)
Thermal Insulation
445(12)
Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems
457(2)
Weather Barriers
459(1)
Steep-Slope Roofing
460(44)
Siding
504(18)
Membrane Roofing
522(12)
Flashing and Sheet Metal
534(6)
Metal Roofing
540(5)
Roof Specialties and Accessories
545(1)
Fireproofing
546(3)
Joint Protection
549(6)
Additional Reading
555(1)
Acknowledgments and References
556(7)
Openings
563(78)
Introduction
564(1)
Sustainability Considerations
564(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
564(1)
Metal Doors and Frames
564(5)
Wood and Plastic Doors
569(11)
Specialty Doors
580(2)
Entrances and Storefronts
582(4)
Glazed Aluminum Curtain Walls
586(7)
Metal Windows and Sliding Glass Doors
593(7)
Wood and Plastic Windows and Sliding Glass Doors
600(8)
Storm and Screen Doors and Windows
608(3)
Door Hardware
611(5)
Glazing
616(18)
Additional Reading
634(1)
Acknowledgments and References
635(6)
Finishes
641(190)
Introduction
642(1)
Sustainability Considerations
642(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
643(1)
Supports for Plaster and Gypsum Board
643(10)
Materials for Plaster and Gypsum Board
653(7)
Gypsum Plaster Mixes and Application
660(3)
Portland Cement Plaster Mixes and Application
663(7)
Gypsum Board
670(27)
Tiling
697(23)
Acoustical Treatment
720(14)
Brick Flooring and Paving
734(3)
Stone Flooring and Paving
737(5)
Wood Flooring
742(9)
Resilient Flooring
751(20)
Terrazzo Flooring
771(11)
Fluid-Applied Flooring
782(3)
Carpeting
785(14)
Vinyl-Coated Fabric Wall Coverings
799(1)
Painting
800(18)
Special Coatings
818(5)
Additional Reading
823(1)
Acknowledgments and References
823(8)
Specialties
831(4)
Introduction
832(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
832(1)
Fire Protection Specialties
832(1)
Additional Reading
833(1)
Acknowledgments and References
833(2)
Equipment
835(10)
Introduction
836(1)
Sustainability Considerations
836(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
837(1)
Residential Appliances
837(4)
Unit Kitchens
841(2)
Additional Reading
843(1)
Acknowledgments and References
843(2)
Furnishings
845(12)
Introduction
846(1)
Sustainability Considerations
846(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
846(1)
Wood Casework
846(7)
Window Treatment
853(3)
Additional Reading
856(1)
Acknowledgments and References
856(1)
Special Construction
857(50)
Introduction
858(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
858(1)
Sound Control
858(46)
Additional Reading
904(1)
Acknowledgments and References
905(2)
Conveying Systems
907(10)
Introduction
908(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
908(1)
Elevators and Lifts
908(7)
Escalators and Moving Walks
915(1)
Additional Reading
916(1)
References
916(1)
Fire Suppression
917(6)
Introduction
918(1)
Sustainability Considerations
918(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
918(1)
Fire Suppression Standpipe Systems
918(1)
Fire Suppression Sprinkler Systems
919(1)
Fire Extinguishing Systems
920(1)
Additional Reading
920(1)
References
920(3)
Plumbing
923(50)
Introduction
924(1)
Sustainability Considerations
924(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
925(1)
Codes, Laws, and Industry Standards
925(1)
Water Supply
926(13)
Drainage
939(21)
Plumbing Fixtures
960(7)
Sound Control
967(2)
Additional Reading
969(1)
Acknowledgments and References
970(3)
Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
973(44)
Introduction
974(1)
Sustainability Considerations
974(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
975(1)
Heat and Comfort
975(12)
Building Design Recommendations
987(1)
Heat Loss and Heat Gain
988(3)
Commissioning
991(1)
HVAC Controls
991(3)
HVAC Delivery Systems
994(15)
Central HVAC Equipment
1009(2)
Decentralized HVAC Equipment
1011(2)
Additional Reading
1013(1)
Acknowledgments and References
1013(4)
Electrical
1017(36)
Introduction
1018(1)
Sustainability Considerations
1018(2)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
1020(1)
Fundamentals of Electricity
1020(3)
Service and Distribution
1023(20)
Lightning Protection
1043(2)
Lighting
1045(5)
Additional Reading
1050(1)
Acknowledgments and References
1051(2)
Communications
1053(4)
Introduction
1054(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
1054(1)
Communications Systems
1054(1)
Additional Reading
1055(1)
References
1055(2)
Electronic Safety and Security
1057(10)
Introduction
1058(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
1058(1)
Intrusion Prevention and Detection
1058(5)
Fire Detection and Alarm
1063(2)
Additional Reading
1065(1)
Acknowledgments and References
1065(2)
Earthwork
1067(22)
Introduction
1068(1)
Sustainability Considerations
1068(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
1068(1)
Soils
1068(5)
Site Clearing
1073(1)
Earthwork
1073(10)
Surface Water and Groundwater Problems
1083(2)
Special Foundations and Load-Bearing Elements
1085(2)
Additional Reading
1087(1)
Acknowledgments and References
1087(2)
Exterior Improvements
1089(6)
Introduction
1090(1)
Sustainability Considerations
1090(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
1090(1)
Lawns and Landscaping
1090(4)
Additional Reading
1094(1)
Acknowledgments and References
1094(1)
Utilities
1095(8)
Introduction
1096(1)
Sustainability Considerations
1096(1)
Applicable MasterFormat™ Sections
1096(1)
Water Supply Sources
1097(1)
Sanitary Sewage Utilities
1097(1)
Subdrainage Systems and Storm Drainage Utilities
1098(2)
Electrical Power Distribution
1100(1)
Additional Reading
1101(1)
Acknowledgments and References
1102(1)
Properties of Materials
1103(14)
Introduction
1104(1)
Structure of Matter
1104(5)
Properties of Matter
1109(6)
Additional Reading
1115(1)
Acknowledgments and References
1115(2)
The Metric System of Measurement
1117(38)
Introduction
1118(1)
The History of Measurement
1118(1)
The Metric System
1119(1)
The International System of Units
1120(5)
SI Units for Design and Construction
1125(19)
Conversion of Numerical Values
1144(4)
Preferred Dimensions and Coordination
1148(5)
Metric Conversions Applicable to This Book
1153(1)
Additional Reading
1153(1)
Acknowledgments and References
1153(2)
Glossary 1155(30)
Index 1185


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