Audel Complete Building Construction / Edition 5

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Overview

Complete Building Construction covers: -Location of Structure on Site -Concrete, Foundations -Finishing and Curing Concrete, Concrete Block -Chimneys and Fireplaces -Woods, Framing, Girders, Floor Framing, Outer Wall Framing, Roof Framing -Roofing, Cornice Construction, Sheathing and Siding -Windows, Insulation, Interior Walls and Ceilings, Stairs, Flooring, Doors -Ceramic Wall and Floor Tile, Attic Ventilation, Radon Updates include materials found in Home Depot and Lowes, new illustrations and techniques will be added, older material be eliminated to get rid of the dated look.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764571114
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/22/2004
  • Series: Audel Technical Trades Series, #21
  • Edition description: All New 5th Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 720
  • Sales rank: 527,625
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Rex Miller was a Professor of Industrial Technology at TheState University of New York, College at Buffalo for more than 35years. He has taught on the technical school, high school, andcollege level for more than 40 years. He is the author or coauthorof more than 100 textbooks ranging from electronics throughcarpentry and sheet metal work. He has contributed more than 50magazine articles over the years to technical publications. He isalso the author of seven civil war regimental histories.

Mark Richard Miller finished his B.S. degree in New Yorkand moved on to Ball State University, where he obtained theMasters degree. He went to work in San Antonio. He taught highschool and went to graduate school in College Station, Texas, wherehe finished the Doctorate. He took a position at Texas A&MUniversity in Kingsville, Texas, where he now teaches in theIndustrial Technology Department as a Professor and DepartmentChairman. He has coauthored 19 books and contributed many articlesto technical magazines. His hobbies include refinishing a 1970Plymouth Super Bird and a 1971 Road-Runner.

Eugene Leger is a long-time professional tradesman whospecialized in building design and construction methods.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

Preface.

Chapter 1: Location of Structure on Site.

Chapter 2: Concrete.

Chapter 3: Foundations.

Chapter 4: Finishing and Curing Concrete.

Chapter 5: Concrete Block.

Chapter 6: Chimneys and Fireplaces.

Chapter 7: Woods Used in Construction.

Chapter 8: Framing Lumber.

Chapter 9: Girders and Engineered Lumber.

Chapter 10: Floor Framing.

Chapter 11: Outer Wall Framing.

Chapter 12: Roof Framing.

Chapter 13: Roofing.

Chapter 14: Cornice Construction.

Chapter 15: Sheathing and Siding.

Chapter 16: Windows.

Chapter 17: Insulation.

Chapter 18: Interior Walls and Ceilings.

Chapter 19: Stairs.

Chapter 20: Flooring.

Chapter 21: Doors.

Chapter 22: Ceramic Tile.

Chapter 23: Attic Ventilation.

Chapter 24: Radon.

Appendix: Reference Materials.

Glossary.

Index.

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