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Building design and construction handbook

Author: Frederick S Merritt; Jonathan T Ricketts
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Building systems. The building team-managing the building process. Protection against hazards. building materials. Structural theory. Soil mechanics and foundations. Structural steel construction. Cold-formed steel construction. Concrete construction. Wood construction. Wall. floor, and ceiling systems. Roof systems ...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Building design and construction handbook.
New York : McGraw-Hill, 1994
(OCoLC)622312500
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick S Merritt; Jonathan T Ricketts
ISBN: 007041596X 9780070415966
OCLC Number: 29753445
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Building systems / Frederick S. Merritt --
The building team, managing the building process / Alan D. Hinklin --
Protection against hazards / Frederick S. Merritt --
Building materials / David J. Akers --
Structural theory / Frederick S. Merritt --
Soil mechanics and foundations / Charles P. Gupton --
Structural steel construction / Bruce Glidden --
Cold-formed steel construction / Don S. Wolford --
Concrete construction / Edward S. Hoffman and David P. Gustafson --
Wood construction / John "Buddy" Showalter and Thomas Williamson --
Wall, floor, and ceiling systems / Frederick S. Merritt --
Roof systems / Thomas Lee Smith --
Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning / Frank C. Yanocha --
Water-supply, sprinkler, and wastewater systems / Gregory P. Gladfelter --
Electrical systems / James M. Bannon --
Vertical circulation / Steven D. Edgett --
Construction project management / Robert F. Borg and Kiri J. Borg --
Surveying for building construction / John H. Baker --
Construction cost estimating / Coleman J. Mullin and Robert H. Kantor.
Responsibility: Frederick S. Merritt, editor, Jonathan T. Ricketts, editor.

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This authoritative guide presents step-by-step descriptions of modern building design and construction techniques; offers good-practice suggestions; and proposes many ideas for saving time and money  Read more...

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