Building Construction Illustrated / Edition 5

Building Construction Illustrated / Edition 5

by Francis D. K. Ching
     
 

ISBN-10: 1118458346

ISBN-13: 9781118458341

Pub. Date: 02/24/2014

Publisher: Wiley

The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning

For over three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever, providing

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The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning

For over three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever, providing the latest information in Francis D.K. Ching's signature style. Its rich and comprehensive approach clearly presents all of the basic concepts underlying building construction.

New to this edition are digital enhancements delivered as an online companion to the print edition and also embedded in e-book editions. Features include a 3D model showing how building components come together in a final project.

  • llustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings that present the state of the art in construction processes and materials
  • Updated and revised to include the latest knowledge on sustainability, incorporation of building systems, and use of new materials
  • Contains archetypal drawings that offer clear inspiration for designers and drafters
  • Reflects the 2012 International Building Codes and 2012 LEED system

This new edition of Building Construction Illustrated remains as relevant as ever, with the most current knowledge presented in a rich and comprehensive manner that does not disappoint.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118458341
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/24/2014
Edition description:
5th Edition w/ web site
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
110,579
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface

1 The Building Site

2 The Building

3 Foundation Systems

4 Floor Systems

5 Wall Systems

6 Roof Systems

7 Moisture & Thermal Protection

8 Doors & Windows

9 Special Construction

10 Finish Work

11 Mechanical & Electrical Systems'

12 Notes on Materials

A Appendix

Bibliography

Index

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