Building Materials: Dangerous Properties of Products in MASTERFORMAT Divisions 7 And 9 / Edition 1

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Overview

Covering the dangerous properties of 1,448 common building materials, this reference guide is similar to VNRs classic Saxs Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, except that the information is tailored specifically to the building industry. This first edition of Building Materials: Dangerous Properties provides users with access to comprehensive health, hazard, and safety data on materials used in waterproofing, insulating, fireproofing, roofing, painting, plastering, building and treating of floors, surface coating, and more. Data is cross-referenced for uses in the building industry and organized according to the Construction Specification Institute's 16 division Master-Format. At a time when building projects are increasingly reviewed by public agencies, whose job it is to protect public health, welfare, and property, Building Materials: Dangerous Properties makes it easy for architects, contractors, and builders to understand the potential impact of their projects on human health and the environment. In the face of increasing regulation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, this easy-to-use reference is designed to help professionals make decisions about which materials to use, store, and transport. Builders, manufacturers, and consultants who must minimize the impact of their projects or materials on the environment, secure a safe work environment, or reduce a client's risk of costly liabilities such as sick-building syndrome, indoor air pollution, or chemical intolerance will find the information in Building Materials: Dangerous Properties invaluable. Cross-referenced five ways including synonym, Masterformat listing, product class, and CAS # for ease and speed of reference, the information compiled in Building Materials: Dangerous Properties saves users the time and frustration of searching through disparate material safety data sheets when critical data is needed. Chemical entries include:
* Toxicity data
* Physical and chemical properties
* Explosion limit
* Auto-ignition temperature
* Carcinogenic and reproductive effects
* Decomposition factors
* Special firefighting methods.
* Safety profile
* Melting point
* Flash point
* Consensus reports
* Fire and explosion risks
* Incompatibility data

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This reference guide, covering the dangerous properties of 1,448 common building materials, provides users with access to comprehensive health, hazard, and safety data on materials used in waterproofing, insulating, fireproofing, roofing, painting, plastering, building and treating of floors, surface coating, and other work. Data is cross-referenced for uses in the building industry and organized according to the Construction Specification Institute's 16 division MASTERFORMAT. Chemical entries include toxicity data, physical and chemical properties, explosion limit, auto-ignition temperature, carcinogenic and reproductive effects, decomposition factors, special firefighting methods, safety profiles, melting points, flash points, consensus reports, fire and explosion risks, and incompatibility data. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471290841
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/28/1997
  • Series: Building Materials Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 421
  • Product dimensions: 8.75 (w) x 11.23 (h) x 1.09 (d)

Meet the Author

About the Authors H. Leslie Simmons is a renowned expert in the materials needs of builders and architects. He is the author of a number of books published by Van Nostrand Reinhold, including Construction, Principles, Materials and Methods, The Architects Remodeling, Renovation, & Restoration Handbook, and a series of books related to repairing and extending building materials and systems. Richard J. Lewis, Sr. is a chemist with extensive experience in air and industrial pollution measurement, industrial hygiene research, and toxicological and chemical information systems. He is the author of numerous chemical references published by VNR, including Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, and Rapid Guide to Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace.

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Table of Contents

Electrochemistry of Fullerenes (L. Echegoyen, et al.).

Solubility of the Fullerenes (M. Korobov & A. Smith).

Organic Chemistry of Fullerenes (S. Wilson, et al.).

Structural Inorganic Chemistry of Fullerenes and Fullerene-Like Compounds (A. Balch).

Photophysical Properties of Pristine Fullerenes, Functionalized Fullerenes, and Fullerene-Containing Donor-Bridge Acceptor Systems (D. Guldi & P. Kamat).

Calculations of Higher Fullerenes and Quasi-Fullerenes (Z. Slanina, et al.).

Polymer Derivatives of Fullerenes (L. Chiang & L. Wang).

Endohedral Metallofullerenes: Production, Separation, and Structural Properties (H. Shinohara).

Endohedral Metallofullerenes: Theory, Electrochemistry, and Chemical Reactions (S. Nagase, et al.).

Biological Aspects of Fullerenes (S. Wilson).

Carboxyfullerenes as Neuroprotective Antioxidants (L. Dugan, et al.).

Fullerenes and Fullerene Ions in the Gas Phase (D. Bohme, et al.).

Fullerene-Surface Interactions (A. Hamza).

Structures of Fullerene-Based Solids ( K. Prassides & S. Margadonna).

Fullerenes Under High Pressure (B. Sundqvist).

Superconductivity in Fullerenes (V. Buntar).

Boron Nitride-Containing Nanotubes (N. Chopra & A. Zettl).

Synthesis and Characterization of Materials Incorporated within Carbon Nanotubes (J. Sloan & M. Green).

Synthesis, Structure, and Properties of Carbon Encapsulated Metal Nanoparticles (M. McHenry & S. Subramoney).

Molecular and Solid C36 (J. Grossman, et al.).

Index.

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