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Fundamentals of building construction : materials and methods

Author: Edward Allen; Joseph Iano
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats

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Allen, Edward, 1938- author.
Fundamentals of building construction
Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2019]
(DLC) 2018061433
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Allen; Joseph Iano
ISBN: 1119450241 9781119450252 111945025X 9781119450245
OCLC Number: 1081381140
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 928 pages)
Contents: 1 Making Buildings 3 Learning to Build 4 Buildings and the Environment 4 Other Sustainable Building Programs and Standards 8 The Work of the Design Professional 12 The Work of the Construction Professional 20 Trends in the Delivery of Design and Construction Services 25 2 Foundations and Sitework 33 Foundation Requirements 34 Earth Materials 35 Sustainability and Foundations and Sitework 41 Earthwork and Excavation 42 Foundations 50 Foundations as Building Enclosure 65 Sitework 72 Designing Foundations 75 Foundations and the Building Code 75 3 Wood 79 Trees 80 Sustainability and Wood 84 Lumber 84 Wood Products 96 Plastic Lumber 102 Wood Panel Products 102 Protecting Wood from Decay and Fire 106 Chemical Wood Preservative Treatments 107 Wood Fasteners and Adhesives 109 Wood Product Adhesives and Formaldehyde 115 Prefabricated Wood Components 115 Case Study 121 4 Heavy Timber and Mass Timber Construction 125 Types of Construction 126 Sustainability and Heavy Timber and Mass Timber Construction 129 Fire Resistance of Large Wood Members 131 Calculating the Fire Resistance of Wood Members 131 Traditional Heavy Timber Construction 132 Contemporary Heavy Timber Construction 134 Mass Timber Construction 140 Wood-Concrete Composite Construction 143 Longer Spans in Heavy Timber and Mass Timber 144 Preliminary Design of Heavy Timber and Mass Timber Structures 148 5 Wood Light Frame Construction 151 6 Exterior Finishes for Wood Light Frame Construction 211 Protection from the Weather 212 Roofing 213 Windows and Doors 220 Paints and Coatings 224 Siding 228 Corner Boards and Exterior Trim 237 Sealing Exterior Joints 238 Sustainability and Paints and Other Architectural Coatings 240 Exterior Painting, Finish Grading, and Landscaping 240 Exterior Construction 240 7 Interior Finishes for Wood Light Frame Construction 245 Completing the Building Enclosure 253 Sustainability and Insulation Materials for Wood Light Frame Construction 262 Wall and Ceiling Finish 264 Millwork and Finish Carpentry 265 Proportioning Fireplaces 266 Proportioning Stairs 280 Flooring and Ceramic Tile Work 282 Finishing Touches 284 8 Brick Masonry 289 History 290 Mortar 293 Sustainability and Brick Masonry 296 Brick 296 Brick Masonry 304 Masonry Wall Construction 319 9 Stone and Concrete Masonry 329 Stone Masonry 330 Sustainability and Stone and Concrete Masonry 343 Concrete Masonry 348 Other Types of Masonry Units 358 Masonry Wall Construction 359 10 Masonry Wall Construction 363 Types of Masonry Walls 364 Preliminary Design of Loadbearing Masonry Structures 372 Spanning Systems for Masonry Bearing Wall Construction 372 Detailing Masonry Walls 376 Special Problems of Masonry Construction 380 Movement Joints in Buildings 382 Masonry Paving 388 Masonry and the Building Codes 389 Uniqueness of Masonry 389 11 Steel Frame Construction 395 History 396 The Material Steel 398 Preliminary Design of Steel Structures 401 Joining Steel Members 409 Details of Steel Framing 415 Seismic Force Resisting Systems 421 The Construction Process 426 Fire Protection of Steel Framing 442 Longer Spans and Higher-Capacity Columns in Steel 447 Fabric Structures 454 Sustainability and Steel Frame Construction 458 Steel and the Building Codes 459 Uniqueness of Steel 459 12 Light Gauge Steel Frame Construction 467 The Concept of Light Gauge Steel Construction 468 Sustainability and Light Gauge Steel Framing 469 Light Gauge Steel Framing 470 Other Uses of Light Gauge Steel Framing 479 Preliminary Design of Light Gauge Steel Frame Structures 481 Insulating Light Gauge Steel Frame Structures 481 Finishes for Light Gauge Steel Framing 482 Advantages and Disadvantages of Light Gauge Steel Framing 482 Light Gauge Steel Framing and the Building Codes 482 Metals in Architecture 484 Case Study 490 13 Concrete Construction 495 History 496 Cement and Concrete 497 Sustainability and Concrete Construction 500 Making and Placing Concrete 503 Formwork 507 Reinforcing 508 Concrete Creep 522 Prestressing 522 Concrete Standards 527 Innovations in Concrete 527 14 Sitecast Concrete Framing Systems 533 Casting a Concrete Slab on Grade 535 Casting a Concrete Wall 540 Casting a Concrete Column 544 One-Way Floor and Roof Framing Systems 545 Two-Way Floor and Roof Framing Systems 555 Sitecast Posttensioned Framing Systems 561 Other Types of Sitecast Concrete 562 Cutting Concrete, Stone, and Masonry 568 Longer Spans in Sitecast Concrete 570 Designing Economical Sitecast Concrete Buildings 572 Preliminary Design of Sitecast Concrete Structures 574 Sitecast Concrete and the Building Codes 575 Uniqueness of Sitecast Concrete 575 15 Precast Concrete Framing Systems 583 Precast, Prestressed Concrete Structural Elements 586 Preliminary Design of Precast Concrete Structures 587 Assembly Concepts for Precast Concrete Buildings 588 Manufacture of Precast Concrete Structural Elements 589 Joining Precast Concrete Members 595 Fastening to Concrete 596 Composite Precast/Sitecast Concrete Construction 609 The Construction Process 609 Sustainability and Precast Concrete Framing Systems 610 Precast Concrete and the Building Codes 611 Uniqueness of Precast Concrete 611 16 Designing the Building Enclosure 621 Functional Requirements of the Building Enclosure 622 Sustainability and the Building Enclosure 629 Keeping Water Out 629 Controlling the Flow of Heat 634 Controlling Air Leakage 636 Controlling the Diffusion of Water Vapor 638 Sealing Joints in the Exterior Wall 641 17 Roofing 649 Low-Slope Roofs 651 Sustainability and Roofing 656 Steep Roofs 671 Cool Roofs 684 Dissimilar Metals and Galvanic Corrosion 686 Green Roofs 688 Photovoltaic Systems 690 Roofing and the Building Codes 691 18 Glass and Glazing 695 History 696 The Material Glass 699 Sustainability and Glass 700 Other Types of Glass 711 Glazing 712 Glass and Energy 721 Glass and the Building Codes 721 Case Study 726 19 Windows and Doors 731 Windows 732 Plastics in Building Construction 739 Sustainability and Windows and Doors 745 Doors 745 Other Window and Door Requirements 752 Case Study 726 20 Cladding with Masonry and Concrete 759 Masonry Veneer Curtain Walls 760 Stone Curtain Walls 767 Precast Concrete Curtain Walls 771 Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems 774 Case Study 778 21 Cladding with Metal and Glass 783 Aluminum 784 Sustainability and Cladding with Metal and Glass 789 Aluminum and Glass Framing Systems 791 An Outside Glazed Curtain Wall System 797 Double-Skin Facades 800 Sloped Glazing Systems 800 The Curtain Wall Design Process 801 Metal Panel Cladding 801 22 Selecting Interior Finishes 807 Installation of Mechanical and Electrical Services 808 Sustainability and Interior Finishes 810 The Sequence of Interior Finishing Operations 810 Selecting Interior Finishes 811 Other Surface Flammability Criteria 815 Long-Term Trends in Interior Finish Systems 817 23 Interior Walls and Partitions 821 Interior Walls and Fire Criteria 822 Partition Framing 823 Sustainability and Gypsum and Other Wall Covering Products 826 Plaster Partitions 827 Gypsum Board Partitions 837 Plaster Ornament 838 Masonry Partitions 848 Wall and Partition Facings 848 24 Finish Ceilings and Floors 855 Finish Ceilings 856 Types of Ceilings 857 Sustainability and Finish Ceilings and Floors 866 Finish Flooring 867 Types of Finish Flooring Materials 871 Appendix 884 Glossary 886 Index 917
Responsibility: Edward Allen and Joseph Iano.


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