Audel Carpenter's and Builder's Layout, Foundation, and Framing / Edition 7

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Section One-Site and Foundation -Layout -Foundations -Concrete Forms -Site Equipment Section Two-Concrete Block Construction -Concrete Block Construction Section Three-Wood Framing -Framing Terms and Types -Floors, Girders, and Sills -Walls -Roof Framing -Chimney and Fireplace Framing Section Four-Closing In -Roofing, Skylights, Cornice Details -Doors, Windows, Siding Updates include latest wood products, lumber changes, new materials and techniques in steel framing and concrete and foam houses.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764571121
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/9/2004
  • Series: Audel Technical Trades Series, #22
  • Edition description: All New 7th Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 1,131,570
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Richard Miller finished his BS in New York and moved on to Ball State University, where he earned a master’s degree, then went to work in San Antonio. He taught high school and finished his doctorate in College Station, Texas. He took a position at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas where he now teaches in the Industrial Technology Department as a Professor and Department Chairman. He has co-authored 11 books and contributed many articles to technical magazines. His hobbies include refinishing a 1970 Plymouth Super Bird and a 1971 Road-runner.

Rex Miller was a Professor of Industrial Technology at The State University of New York, College at Buffalo for more than 35 years. He has taught at the technical school, high school, and college level for more than 40 years. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 textbooks ranging from electronics through carpentry and sheet metal work. He has contributed more than 50 magazine articles over the years to technical publications. He is also the author of seven Civil War regimental histories.

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Table of Contents


About the Authors.


Chapter 1: Locating a Building.

Chapter 2: House Foundations.

Chapter 3: Concrete Forms and Hardware.

Chapter 4: Site Equipment.

Chapter 5: Concrete-Block Construction.

Chapter 6: Frames and Framing.

Chapter 7: Floors, Girders, and Sills.

Chapter 8: Constructing Walls and Partitions.

Chapter 9: Framing Roofs.

Chapter 10: Framing Chimneys and Fireplaces.

Chapter 11: Roofs and Roofing.

Chapter 12: Skylights.

Chapter 13: Cornice Details.

Chapter 14: Doors.

Chapter 15: Windows.

Chapter 16: Siding.



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