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Genre/Form: | Electronic books |
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Additional Physical Format: | Print version: |

Material Type: | Document, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Internet Resource, Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Sidney M Levy |

ISBN: | 9780123822444 0123822440 |

OCLC Number: | 775871915 |

Notes: | Written by one of the premier professionals in the field, Construction Calculations Manual provides end users with the calculations necessary for ensuring the on-time project delivery, within-budget projects. The proposed book will provide an owner, planning a construction project, with detailed calculations regarding site work, piping and pipe fitting, cost estimation, and overall project management. The only book of its kind on the market today, this guide gives you all essential calculations used on the construction site. Day-to-day construction work calculations are presented in plain. |

Description: | 1 online resource (701 pages) |

Contents: | Front Cover; Construction Calculations Manual; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Section 1: The National Institute of Standards and Testing (NIST); Section 2: Conversion Tables and Conversion Formulas; Chapter 3: Calculations and Formulas-Geometry, Trigonometry, and Physics in Construction; Section 4: Site Work; Section 5: Calculations Relating to Concrete and Masonry; Section 6: Calculating the Size/Weight of Structural Steel and Miscellaneous Metals; Section 7: Lumber-Calculations to Select Framing and Trim Materials; Section 8: Fasteners for Wood and Steel-Calculations for Selection. |

### Abstract:

Construction Calculations is a manual that provides end users with a comprehensive guide for many of the formulas, mathematical vectors and conversion factors that are commonly encountered during the design and construction stages of a construction project. It offers readers detailed calculations, applications and examples needed in site work, cost estimation, piping and pipefitting, and project management. The book also serves as a refresher course for some of the formulas and concepts of geometry and trigonometry. The book is divided into sections that present the common components of construction. The first section of the books starts with a refresher discussion of unit and systems measurement; its origin and evolution; the standards of length, mass and capacity; terminology and tables; and notes of metric, U.S, and British units of measurements. The following concepts are presented and discussed throughout the book: Conversion tables and formulas, including the Metric Conversion Law and conversion factors for builders and design professionals Calculations and formulas of geometry, trigonometry and physics in construction Rudiments of excavation, classification, use of material, measurement and payment Soil classification and morphology, including its physicochemical properties Formulas and calculations needed for soil tests and evaluations and for the design of retaining structures Calculations relating to concrete and masonry Calculations of the size/weight of structural steel and other metals Mechanical properties of wood and processing of wood products Calculations relating to sound and thermal transmission Interior finishes, plumbing and HVAC calculations Electrical formulas and calculations Construction managers and engineers, architects, contractors, and beginners in engineering, architecture, and construction will find this practical guide useful for managing all aspects of construction. Work in and convert between building dimensions, including metric Built-in right-angle solutions Areas, volumes, square-ups Complete stair layouts Roof, rafter and framing solutions Circle: arcs, circumference, segments.

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