Architect's Handbook of Construction Detailing

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Significantly updated with revisions to nearly all 200-plus details, this second edition of Architect's Handbook of Construction Detailing provides architects, engineers, interior designers, contractors, and other building professionals with all of the common construction details, materials information, and detailing concepts used throughout the industry. The information can be used as is or modified to fit individual project designs. Each of book's seven sections — formatted to follow the new six-digit CSI ...

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Overview

Significantly updated with revisions to nearly all 200-plus details, this second edition of Architect's Handbook of Construction Detailing provides architects, engineers, interior designers, contractors, and other building professionals with all of the common construction details, materials information, and detailing concepts used throughout the industry. The information can be used as is or modified to fit individual project designs. Each of book's seven sections — formatted to follow the new six-digit CSI MasterFormat system — contains details and related information, including descriptions, detailing considerations, material requirements, installation requirements, tolerance coordination, and likely failure points. Additionally, SI (metric) equivalents have been added to all dimensions.

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A meticulous presentation of ready-to-use information about critical building details to help architects produce construction drawings, design and develop custom details, prepare specifications, and check existing drawings in their files. The details can be used directly for common construction situations or modified for unique project conditions, based on the data presented with each drawing. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470381915
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/22/2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 1,418,777
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, a registered architect, has owned Architectural Research Consulting since 1981. The consulting firm provides applied research, technical advice, specifications, and information management services to architects, interior designers, and others in the construction industry. Since 1987, Ballast has been an instructor in interior construction and basic drafting at Arapahoe Community College. He is the author of a number of books on construction technology, including Handbook of Construction Tolerances, Second Edition (Wiley).

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Table of Contents

List of Tables.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

How SI Units Are Used in this Book.

Abbreviations. 

1 Concrete Details.

1-1 Concrete Slab-on-Grade Tolerances.

1-2 Cast-in-Place Concrete Sectional Tolerances.

1-3 Cast-in-Place Concrete Plan Tolerances.

1-4 Waterstops.

1-5 Slab-on-Grade Control Joint.

1-6 Slab-on-Grade Isolation Joint.

1-7 Slab-on-Grade Construction Joint.

1-8 Cast-in-Place Concrete Wall with Insulation.

1-9 Architectural Concrete.

1-10 Precast Concrete Spandrel with Insulation.

1-11 Precast Concrete Beam and Double Tee Tolerances.

1-12 Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Panels.

1-13 Architectural Precast Panel Tolerances.

1-14 Architectural Precast Panel Size and Configuration.

1-15 Architectural Precast Concrete Forming.

1-16 Architectural Precast Corners.

1-17 Architectural Precast Joints.

1-18 Architectural Precast Weathering Details.

1-19 Architectural Precast Panel Connections.

1-20 Architectural Precast Spandrel Panels.

1-21 Architectural Precast Parapet.

1-22 Cast-in-Place/Precast Connection.

1-23 Precast Floor/Beam Erection Tolerances.

1-24 Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete Panels.

2 Masonry Details.

2-1 Vertical Concrete Masonry Expansion Joint.

2-2 Vertical Brick Expansion Joint.

2-3 Vertical Masonry Expansion Joint in Composite Wall.

2-4 Brick/Masonry Cavity Wall at Grade.

2-5 Brick/Masonry Cavity Wall at Spandrel.

2-6 Brick/Masonry Cavity Wall at Roof/Parapet.

2-7 Masonry Grouted Wall.

2-8 Brick Veneer, Wood Studs.

2-9 Brick Veneer, Steel Stud Backing Walls.

2-10 Brick Veneer, Steel Stud Backup Wall at Opening.

2-11 Brick on Shelf Angle.

2-12 Shelf Angle on Steel Framing.

2-13 Interior Masonry Bearing Partition.

2-14 Wood Joists on Interior Masonry Bearing Partition.

2-15 Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Masonry.

2-16 Reinforced Concrete Masonry Wall at Grade.

2-17 Reinforced Concrete Masonry Wall at Floor.

2-18 Reinforced Concrete Masonry Wall at Parapet.

2-19 Glass Block Wall at Sill and Head.

2-20 Glass Block Wall at Jamb and Vertical Joint.

2-21 Glass Block Wall—Alternate Details.

2-22 Anchored Stone Veneer with Concrete Masonry Unit Backup at Grade.

2-23 Anchored Stone Veneer with Concrete Masonry Unit Backup at Spandrel.

2-24 Anchored Stone Veneer with Concrete Masonry Unit Backup at Parapet.

2-25 Exterior Stone Veneer at Base.

2-26 Exterior Stone Veneer at Spandrel.

2-27 Exterior Stone Veneer at Parapet.

2-28 Cut Stone on Concrete Backup Wall.

2-29 Interior Stone Veneer.

2-30 Interior Stone Veneer at Vertical Joint.

2-31 Exterior Stone on Steel Truss Frame.

2-32 Exterior Stone on Framing System.

3 Metal Details.

3-1 Structural Steel Column Erection Tolerances.

3-2 Steel Column/Beam Connection Tolerances.

3-3 Structural Steel Column Plan Tolerances.

3-4 Structural Steel Column Location Tolerances.

3-5 Structural Steel Support for Masonry.

3-6 Structural Steel Support for Precast Concrete.

3-7 Steel/Precast with Insulation.

3-8 Structural Steel Support for Curtain Walls.

3-9 Open Web Steel Joists.

3-10 Stair Layout.

3-11 Stair Layout at Base.

3-12 Stair Layout at Landing.

3-13 Stair Layout at Top Landing.

3-14 Metal Stairs.

3-15 Ornamental Metal/Glass Guard.

3-16 Expansion Joint at Floor and Wall.

4 Wood Details.

4-1 Platform Framing at Foundation.

4-2 Platform Framing at Stepped Foundation.

4-3 Platform Framing at Roof.

4-4 Multistory Framing at Foundation.

4-5 Multistory Framing at Floor Line.

4-6 Multistory Framing at Roof.

4-7 Structural Insulated Panel at Foundation.

4-8 Structural Insulated Panel at Roof.

4-9 Glulam Beam at Foundation Wall.

4-10 Glulam Beam at Column.

4-11 Glulam Purlins at Beam.

4-12 Glulam Roof Beam.

4-13 Glulam Column at Base.

4-14 Base Cabinet.

4-15 Upper Cabinet.

4-16 Countertops.

4-17 Shelving.

4-18 Flush Wood Paneling.

5 Thermal and Moisture Protection Details.

5-1 Foundation Waterproofing.

5-2 Cold, Liquid-Applied Membrane Deck Waterproofing.

5-3 Vegetated Protected Membrane Roofing.

5-4 Slab-on-Grade Foundation Insulation.

5-5 Weather Barrier Concepts.

5-6 Exterior Insulation and Finish System at Base.

5-7 Exterior Insulation and Finish System at Parapet.

5-8 Exterior Insulation and Finish System Openings.

5-9 Asphalt/Glass Fiber Shingles at Eaves.

5-10 Wood Shingles at Eaves.

5-11 Roofing Tiles at Eaves.

5-12 Preformed Metal Wall Panel at Base.

5-13 Preformed Metal Wall Panel at Parapet.

5-14 Roofing Systems on Steel Deck.

5-15 Roofing Systems on Concrete Deck.

5-16 Built-up Roof at Supported Deck.

5-17 Built-up Roof at Nonsupported Deck.

5-18 Built-up Roofing at Expansion Joint.

5-19 Built-up Roof at Equipment Support.

5-20 Built-up Roof at Stack Flashing.

5-21 Modified Bitumen Roof at Supported Deck.

5-22 Modified Bitumen Roof at Nonsupported Deck.

5-23 Modified Bitumen Roof at Expansion Joint.

5-24 Modified Bitumen Roof at Equipment Support.

5-25 Modified Bitumen Roof at Plumbing Vent.

5-26 EPDM Roof at Supported Deck.

5-27 EPDM Roof at Nonsupported Deck.

5-28 EPDM Roof at Expansion Joint.

5-29 EPDM Roof at Equipment Support.

5-30 EPDM Roof at Pipe Flashing.

5-31 TPO Roof at Supported Deck.

5-32 TPO Roof at Curb Threshold.

5-33 TPO Roof at Expansion Joint.

5-34 TPO Roof at Equipment Support.

5-35 TPO Roof at Pipe Flashing.

5-36 Protected Membrane Roofing.

5-37 Gravel Stop.

5-38 Vertical and Horizontal Joint Fillers and Sealants.

5-39 Roof Drain.

6 Door and Window Details.

6-1 Steel Door and Frame Jamb, Masonry Wall.

6-2 Steel Door and Head Frame, Masonry Wall.

6-3 Steel Door and Frame, Gypsum Wallboard Wall.

6-4 Aluminum Door Frame Assembly.

6-5 Wood Door and Frame Assembly.

6-6 Aluminum Storefront at Sill and Head.

6-7 Aluminum Storefront at Mullion and Jamb.

6-8 All-Glass Entrance Door.

6-9 All-Glass Glazing System.

6-10 All-Glass Glazing System at Mullion and Jamb.

6-11 Aluminum Curtain Wall at Spandrel.

6-12 Aluminum Curtain Wall at Roof.

6-13 Aluminum Curtain Wall at Mullion.

6-14 Four-sided Structural Silicone Glazing at Spandrel.

6-15 Four-sided Structural Silicone Glazing at Mullion.

6-16 Aluminum Window, Masonry Wall.

6-17 Steel Window, Masonry Wall.

6-18 Wood Window, Masonry Wall.

6-19 Wood Window, Wood Frame Wall.

6-20 Interior, Framed Glazed Opening at Jamb.

6-21 Interior, Framed Glazed Opening at Sill and Head.

6-22 Interior Frameless Glazed Opening at Jamb.

6-23 Interior Frameless Glazed Opening at Sill and Head.

6-24 Interior Fire-Resistant Rated Glazing.

7 Finish Details.

7-1 Gypsum Wallboard Shaft Lining.

7-2 Gypsum Wallboard, Nonrated Partition.

7-3 Gypsum Wallboard, Slip Joint at Structural Slab.

7-4 Gypsum Wallboard, Proprietary Slip Joint.

7-5 One-Hour Gypsum Wallboard Partition, Wood Framing.

7-6 Sound-Rated One-Hour Gypsum Wallboard Partition.

7-7 One-Hour Gypsum Wallboard Partition, Metal Framing.

7-8 Two-Hour Gypsum Wallboard Partition, Wood Framing.

7-9 Two-Hour Gypsum Wallboard Partition, Metal Framing.

7-10 Three-Hour Gypsum Wallboard Partition.

7-11 Three-Hour Fire-Rated Column Cover.

7-12 Perimeter Relief Joint.

7-13 One-Hour Gypsum Wallboard Ceiling, Wood Framing.

7-14 Two-Hour Suspended Gypsum Wallboard Ceiling.

7-15 Ceramic Tile Floor, Thin-Set on Wood Framing.

7-16 Ceramic Tile Wall, Thin Set.

7-17 Movement Joint with Thin-Set Tile.

7-18 Ceramic Tile Floor, Thick-Set on Membrane Over Concrete.

7-19 Ceramic Tile Floor, Full Mortar Bed.

7-20 Ceramic Tile Ceiling.

7-21 Ceramic Tile Wall, Full Mortar Bed.

7-22 Ceramic Tile Expansion Joint.

7-23 One-Hour Acoustical Ceiling Assembly.

7-24 Two-Hour Acoustical Ceiling Assembly.

7-25 Stone Flooring, Thin-Set.

7-26 Stone Flooring, Full Mortar Bed.

7-27 Wood Parquet Flooring.

7-28 Wood Strip Flooring on Wood Framing.

7-29 Wood Strip Flooring on Concrete Framing.

7-30 Laminate Flooring.

7-31 Resilient Wood Flooring System.

7-32 Portland Cement Terrazzo, Sand Cushion.

7-33 Portland Cement Terrazzo, Monolithic.

7-34 Portland Cement Terrazzo, Bonded.

Appendix A: Standards Titles.

Appendix B: Sources for More Information.

CSI Six-Digit Number Index.

Index.

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