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Building construction : principles, materials, and systems / Madan Mehta, Walter Scarborough, Diane Armpriest

By: Mehta, Madan
Contributor(s): Scarborough, Walter | Armpriest, Diane
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Pearson, c2013Edition: 2nd edDescription: xvii, 952 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cmISBN: 9780132148696; 0132148692Subject(s): BuildingDDC classification: 690 LOC classification: TH146 | .M4288 2013TH146 | .M4288 2013
Contents:
Pt. I. Principles of construction -- An overview of the building delivery process (how buildings come into being) -- Construction regulations and standards -- Loads on buildings -- Load resistance (the structural properties of materials) -- Properties of the envelope - I (thermal properties) -- Properties of the envelope - II (air and water vapor control) -- Fire-related properties -- Acoustical properties of materials -- Principles of joints and sealants (expansion and contraction control) -- Principles of sustainable construction -- Pt. 2. Materials and systems of construction -- Soils and excavations -- Below-grade construction (foundation systems and basements) -- Materials for wood construction - I (lumber) -- Materials for wood construction - II (engineered wood products, fasteners, and connectors) -- Wood light-frame construction -- Wood light-frame construction - II -- Structural insulated panel construction -- Material steel and steel components -- Structural steel construction -- Cold-formed (light-gauge) steel construction -- Lime, portland cement, and concrete -- Concrete construction - I (formwork, reinforcement, and slabs-on-ground) -- Concrete construction - II (site-cast and precast concrete framing systems) -- Masonry materials - I (mortar and brick) -- Masonry materials - II (concrete, masonry units, natural stone, and glass masonry units) -- Masonry and concrete bearing wall construction -- Exterior wall cladding - I (principles of rainwater infiltration control) -- Exterior wall cladding - II (masonry, precast concrete, and GFRC) -- Exterior wall cladding - III (stucco, adhered veneer, EIFS, natural stone, and insulated metal panels) -- Glass, glazing, and light-transmitting plastics -- Windows and doors -- Exterior wall cladding - IV (wall systems in glass) -- Roofing - I (low-slope roofs) -- Roofing - II (steep roofs) -- Stairs -- Floor coverings -- Ceilings
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 940) and index

Pt. I. Principles of construction -- An overview of the building delivery process (how buildings come into being) -- Construction regulations and standards -- Loads on buildings -- Load resistance (the structural properties of materials) -- Properties of the envelope - I (thermal properties) -- Properties of the envelope - II (air and water vapor control) -- Fire-related properties -- Acoustical properties of materials -- Principles of joints and sealants (expansion and contraction control) -- Principles of sustainable construction -- Pt. 2. Materials and systems of construction -- Soils and excavations -- Below-grade construction (foundation systems and basements) -- Materials for wood construction - I (lumber) -- Materials for wood construction - II (engineered wood products, fasteners, and connectors) -- Wood light-frame construction -- Wood light-frame construction - II -- Structural insulated panel construction -- Material steel and steel components -- Structural steel construction -- Cold-formed (light-gauge) steel construction -- Lime, portland cement, and concrete -- Concrete construction - I (formwork, reinforcement, and slabs-on-ground) -- Concrete construction - II (site-cast and precast concrete framing systems) -- Masonry materials - I (mortar and brick) -- Masonry materials - II (concrete, masonry units, natural stone, and glass masonry units) -- Masonry and concrete bearing wall construction -- Exterior wall cladding - I (principles of rainwater infiltration control) -- Exterior wall cladding - II (masonry, precast concrete, and GFRC) -- Exterior wall cladding - III (stucco, adhered veneer, EIFS, natural stone, and insulated metal panels) -- Glass, glazing, and light-transmitting plastics -- Windows and doors -- Exterior wall cladding - IV (wall systems in glass) -- Roofing - I (low-slope roofs) -- Roofing - II (steep roofs) -- Stairs -- Floor coverings -- Ceilings

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