Exercises in Building Construction / Edition 3

Exercises in Building Construction / Edition 3

by Edward Allen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471333441

ISBN-13: 9780471333449

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

An introduction to the art of building, it has been revised and updated to reflect changes in the industry. Describes the materials used since ancient times--wood, stone, brick and the techniques by which they are made into buildings today--before proceeding to structural steel, reinforced and prestressed concrete, float glass, extruded aluminum, advanced gypsum…  See more details below

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An introduction to the art of building, it has been revised and updated to reflect changes in the industry. Describes the materials used since ancient times--wood, stone, brick and the techniques by which they are made into buildings today--before proceeding to structural steel, reinforced and prestressed concrete, float glass, extruded aluminum, advanced gypsum products, synthetic rubber compounds and plastics. Deals with whole systems of building including foundations, framing, roofing, interiors, electrical and mechanical systems. Each chapter contains a summary, list of key terms and concepts, review questions and references. Illustrated with over 300 line drawings and 700 photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471333449
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.91(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Getting Started With the Exercisesv
1.Making Buildings1
1.1Building Code Restrictions3
1.2Observing Construction5
1.3The Project Team9
2.Foundations15
2.1Waterproofing and Drainage17
2.2Soil Types and Bearing Capacities19
2.3Foundation and Slope Support Systems21
3.Wood23
3.1Working With Wood25
3.2Working With Wood--Part II27
4.Heavy Timber Frame Construction29
4.1Heavy Timber Framing31
5.Wood Light Frame Construction33
5.1Laying Out Floor Framing35
5.2Laying Out Wall Framing37
5.3Working With Pitched Roofs41
5.4Designing Roof Framing43
6.Exterior Finishes For Wood Light Frame Construction45
6.1Exterior Detailing47
7.Interior Finishes For Wood Light Frame Construction49
7.1Proportioning Fireplaces51
7.2Proportioning Stairs53
7.3Platform Frame Design Project55
8.Brick Masonry59
8.1Selecting Bricks and Mortar61
8.2Brick Bonds63
8.3Masonry Dimensioning67
8.4Lintels and Arches69
9.Stone and Concrete Masonry71
9.1Selecting Concrete Masonry Units73
9.2Stone Masonry75
10.Masonry Loadbearing Wall Construction77
10.1Movement Joints In Masonry Construction79
10.2Masonry Cavity Wall Detailing81
11.Steel Frame Construction83
11.1Steel Structural Shapes85
11.2Steel Framing Plans89
11.3Detailing Steel Connections93
11.4Steel Frame Design Exercise95
12.Light Gauge Steel Framing99
12.1Light Gauge Steel Framing Details101
13.Concrete Construction103
13.1Detailing Concrete Reinforcing Bars105
14.Sitecast Concrete Framing Systems107
14.1Sitecast Concrete Framing Systems109
14.2Architectural Concrete111
15.Precast Concrete Framing Systems113
15.1Precast Concrete Framing Systems115
15.2Detailing Precast Concrete Framing119
16.Roofing121
16.1Low-Slope Roof Drainage123
16.2Low-Slope Roof Detailing125
17.Glass and Glazing127
17.1Selecting Glass and Glazing128
18.Windows and Doors129
18.1Selecting Windows and Doors130
19.Designing Cladding Systems131
19.1Rainscreen Cladding and Sealant Joint Design133
20.Cladding With Masonry and Concrete135
20.1Masonry Cladding Design136
21.Cladding With Metal and Glass137
21.1Aluminum Extrusions139
22.Selecting Interior Finishes141
22.1Selecting Interior Finish Systems143
23.Interior Walls and Partitions145
23.1Detailing Wall Finishes147
24.Finish Ceilings and Floors149
24.1Detailing Floor and Ceiling Finishes151
Teach Yourself To Build153

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