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- Machine generated contents note: Preface to the Sixth Edition1 Making BuildingsLearning to BuildBuildings and the EnvironmentThe Work of the Design ProfessionalThe Work of the Construction ProfessionalTrends in the Delivery of Design and Construction Services2 Foundations and SiteworkFoundation RequirementsEarth MaterialsSustainability of Foundations and the Building SiteEarthwork and ExcavationFoundationsProtecting Foundations from Water, Heat Flow, and Radon GasSiteworkGeotextilesUp-Down ConstructionDesigning FoundationsFoundation Design and the Building Code3 WoodTreesSustainability of WoodLumberWood ProductsA Naturally Grown Building MaterialPlastic LumberWood Panel ProductsWood Chemical TreatmentsWood FastenersWood Product Adhesives and FormaldehydePrefabricated Wood ComponentsTypes of Wood ConstructionFrom Concept to Reality: French American School4 Heavy Timber Frame ConstructionFire-Resistive Heavy Timber ConstructionSustainability in Heavy Timber ConstructionHeavy Timber in Other Construction TypesLateral BracingCross Laminated Timber ConstructionAccommodating Building ServicesWood-Concrete Composite ConstructionLonger Spans in Heavy TimberFor Preliminary Design of Heavy Timber StructuresHeavy Timber and the Building CodesUniqueness of Heavy Timber Framing5 Wood Light Frame ConstructionHistoryPlatform FrameSustainability in Wood Light Frame ConstructionFoundations for Light Frame ConstructionBuilding the FrameVariations on Wood Light Frame ConstructionFor Preliminary Design of a Wood Light Frame StructureWood Light Frame Construction and the Building CodesUniqueness of Wood Light Frame Construction6 Exterior Finishes for Wood Light Frame ConstructionProtection from the WeatherRoofingWindows and DoorsPaints and CoatingsSidingCorner Boards and Exterior TrimSealing Exterior JointsSustainability of Paints and Other Architectural CoatingsExterior Painting, Finish Grading, and LandscapingExterior Construction7 Interior Finishes for Wood Light Frame ConstructionCompleting the Building EnclosureSustainability of Insulation Materials for Wood Light Frame ConstructionWall and Ceiling FinishMillwork and Finish CarpentryProportioning StairsFlooring and Ceramic Tile WorkFinishing Touches8 Brick MasonryHistoryMortarSustainability in Brick MasonryBrick MasonryMasonry Wall Construction9 Stone and Concrete MasonryStone MasonrySustainability in Stone and Concrete MasonryConcrete MasonryOther Types of Masonry UnitsMasonry Wall Construction10 Masonry Wall ConstructionTypes of Masonry WallsFor Preliminary Design of a Loadbearing Masonry StructureSpanning Systems for Masonry Bearing Wall ConstructionDetailing Masonry WallsSome Special Problems of Masonry ConstructionMovement Joints in BuildingsMasonry PavingMasonry and the Building CodesUniqueness of Masonry11 Steel Frame ConstructionHistoryThe Material SteelFor Preliminary Design of a Steel StructureJoining Steel MembersDetails of Steel FramingThe Construction ProcessFire Protection of Steel FramingLonger Spans and High-Capacity Columns in SteelFabric StructuresIndustrialized Systems in SteelSustainability of Steel Frame ConstructionSteel and the Building CodesUniqueness of Steel12 Light Gauge Steel Frame ConstructionThe Concept of Light Gauge Steel ConstructionSustainability of Light Gauge Steel FramingLight Gauge Steel FramingOther Uses of Light Gauge Steel FramingInsulating Light Gauge Steel Frame StructuresAdvantages and Disadvantages of Steel FramingFinishes for Light Gauge Steel FramingMetals in ArchitectureFrom Concept to Reality: Camera Obscura13 Concrete ConstructionHistoryCement and ConcreteSustainability in Concrete Construction XXXMaking and Placing ConcreteFormworkReinforcingConcrete CreepPrestressingACI 301Innovations in Concrete Construction14 Sitecast Concrete Framing SystemsCasting a Concrete Slab on GradeCast a Concrete WallCasting a Concrete ColumnOne-Way Floor and Roof Framing SystemsTwo-Way Floor and Roof Framing SystemsOther Uses of Sitecast ConcreteSitecast Posttensioned Framing SystemsSelecting a Sitecast Concrete Framing SystemInnovations in Sitecast Concrete ConstructionFor Preliminary Design of a Sitecast Concrete StructureArchitectural ConcreteCutting Concrete, Stone, and MasonryLonger Spans in Sitecast ConcreteDesigning Economical Sitecast Concrete BuildingsSitecast Concrete and the Building CodesUniqueness of Sitecast Concrete15 Precast Concrete Framing SystemsPrecast, Prestressed Concrete Structural ElementsFor Preliminary Design of a Precast Concrete StructureAssembly Concepts for Precast Concrete BuildingsManufacture of Precast Concrete Structural ElementsJoining Precast Concrete MembersFastening to ConcreteComposite Precast/Sitecast ConstructionThe Construction ProcessSustainability in Precast Concrete ConstructionPrecast Concrete and the Building CodesUniqueness of Precast Concrete16 RoofingLow-Slope RoofsBuilding Enclosure Essentials: Thermal Insulation and Vapor RetarderSteep RoofsSustainability in RoofingCool RoofsGreen RoofsPhotovoltaic SystemsRoofing and the Building CodesBuilding Enclosure Essentials: Dissimilar Metals and the Galvanic Series17 Glass and GlazingHistoryThe Material GlassSustainability of GlassGlazingGlass and EnergyGlass and the Building CodesFrom Concept to Reality: Skating Rink at Yerba Buena Gardens18 Windows and DoorsWindowsPlastics in Building ConstructionSustainability of Windows and DoorsDoorsOther Window and Door Requirements19 Designing Exterior Wall SystemsDesign Requirements for the Exterior WallSustainability of Exterior Wall Systems XXXConceptual Approaches to Watertightness in the Exterior WallSealing Joints in the Exterior WallLoadbearing Walls and Curtain WallsBuilding Enclosure Essentials: Air BarrierThe Exterior Wall and the Building Codes20 Cladding with Masonry and ConcreteMasonry Veneer Curtain WallsStone Curtain WallsPrecast Concrete Curtain WallsExterior Insulation and Finish SystemFuture Directions in Masonry and Stone CladdingFrom Concept to Reality: Seattle University School of Law21 Cladding with Metal and GlassAluminum ExtrusionsSustainability of Aluminum Cladding ComponentsAluminum and Glass Framing SystemsDouble-Skin FacadesSloped GlazingCurtain Wall Design and Construction: The ProcessMetal Panel Cladding22 Selecting Interior FinishesInstallation of Mechanical and Electrical ServicesThe Sequence of Interior Finishing OperationsSustainability of Interior FinishesSelecting Interior FinishesTrends in Interior Finish Systems23 Interior Walls and PartitionsTypes of Interior WallsFramed Partition SystemsSustainability of Gypsum ProductsPlaster OrnamentMasonry Partition SystemsWall and Partition Facings24 Finish Ceilings and FloorsFinish CeilingsTypes of CeilingsSustainability of Finish Ceilings and FloorsFinish FlooringTypes of Finish Flooring MaterialsFlooring ThicknessAppendixGlossaryIndex.
- "Now in its sixth edition, this bestselling 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 and sustainability issues; and reflects the latest building codes and standards. It also features an expanded series of case studies along with more axonometric detail drawings and revised photographs for a thoroughly illustrated approach"--
"The book is necessarily complex without being complicated. It avoids the dilemma of having to expand ad infinitum over time by presenting the basic construction systems, each in sufficient detail that the student is brought to an operational level of knowledge. It deals, as its subtitle indicates, with fundamentals. In this latest edition, we have updated and revised many portions of the text"--
- 9781118420867 (epub)
- Includes index.
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