Architects Portable Handbook: First Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design / Edition 3

Architects Portable Handbook: First Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design / Edition 3

by John Patten Guthrie, John Patten Guthrie
     
 

FROM CONCEPTION TO COMPLETION, NO ARCHITECTURAL PROJECT SHOULD PROCEED WITHOUT THIS BOOK!

Includes the new International and NFPA building codes!

When it comes to providing architects with quick, accurate guidance for a complete range of on-the-job issues, no book matches The Architect's Portable Handbook from McGraw-Hill.

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FROM CONCEPTION TO COMPLETION, NO ARCHITECTURAL PROJECT SHOULD PROCEED WITHOUT THIS BOOK!

Includes the new International and NFPA building codes!

When it comes to providing architects with quick, accurate guidance for a complete range of on-the-job issues, no book matches The Architect's Portable Handbook from McGraw-Hill.

And now, with the updated and expanded Third Edition, The Architect's Portable Handbook delivers the latest code and cost information-0-along with a wealth of easy-to-follow diagrams, charts, tables, and checklists for building materials, components, and assemblies.

With a structure that parallels the progress of a typical architectural project, the book delivers powerful, pertinent coverage of every step of the process: from initial planning and estimating through design and coverage.

Written with insight by Pat Guthrie, The Architect's Portable Handbook is the hands-down choice for thousands of architects, contractors, and design professionals who seek solid, first-step rules of thumb for building design.

Get practical coverage of:
* Sitework
* Thermal and Moisture Protection
* Interiors
* Assemblies
* Mechanical and Electrical Systems
* And much, much more!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071409810
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
681
Product dimensions:
4.82(w) x 7.94(h) x 1.05(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
How to Use This Book
Use this table as a checklist for the design of buildings
Pt. 1General
Pt. 2Site
Pt. 3Concrete
Pt. 4Masonry
Pt. 5Metals
Pt. 6Wood
Pt. 7Thermal and Moisture Protection
Pt. 8Doors, Windows, and Glass
Pt. 9Finishes
Pt. 10Specialties
Pt. 11Equipment
Pt. 12Interiors
Pt. 13Assemblies
Pt. 14Conveying Systems
Pt. 15Mechanical
Pt. 16Lighting and Electrical
App. A: Building-Type Data
App. B: Location Data
References
Index

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