Historical Building Construction: Design, Materials, and Technology / Edition 2
  • Historical Building Construction: Design, Materials, and Technology / Edition 2
  • Historical Building Construction: Design, Materials, and Technology / Edition 2

Historical Building Construction: Design, Materials, and Technology / Edition 2

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by Donald Friedman
     
 

An updated edition of the classic text detailing the ins and outs of old building construction.
A comprehensive guide to the physical construction of buildings from the 1840s to the present, this study covers the history of concrete- , steel- , and skeleton-frame buildings, provides case histories that apply the information to a wide range of actual projects,

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Overview

An updated edition of the classic text detailing the ins and outs of old building construction.
A comprehensive guide to the physical construction of buildings from the 1840s to the present, this study covers the history of concrete- , steel- , and skeleton-frame buildings, provides case histories that apply the information to a wide range of actual projects, and supplies technical data essential to professionals who work with historic structures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393732689
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/04/2010
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
319
Sales rank:
732,767
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction7
2Traditional Construction: 1840-Present13
3Cast-Iron Facades: 1847-187528
4The Emergence of the Steel Skeleton Frame: 1870-190441
5The Fireproof Building (I): 1872-1910s56
6Standardization of Steel Framing: 1870s-192168
7Floor Systems: 1890-1940s90
8Curtain Wall Systems: 1890s-1950s114
9The Fireproof Building (II): 1910s-1960s131
10"Modern" Steel Construction: 1920-Present141
Appendix A: Modern Notation Used in Formulas and Descriptions158
Appendix B: Building Examples159
Appendix C: Definition of Terms Used in Building Structure169
Appendix D: Material Properties for Cast Iron, Wrought Iron, and Steel175
Appendix E: Iron and Steel Column Formulas for Allowable Stress186
Appendix F: New York City Fire Line Location200
Appendix G: Design Live Loads201
Appendix H: Design Data for Floor Systems206
Endnotes209
Bibliography220
Photo Credits and Acknowledgments230
Index231

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