Fundamentals of building construction
Available Available at LBCC Albany Campus Library (Stacks): TH145 .A417 2019
About this work
- Fundamentals of building construction
- materials and methods
- Edward Allen
- "Edward Allen and Joseph Iano's, Fundamentals of building construction, has been the go-to reference for thousands of professionals and students of architecture, engineering, and construction technology for over thirty years. The materials and methods described in this new seventh edition have been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest advancements in the industry. Carefully selected and logically arranged topics-ranging from basic building methods to the principles of structure and enclosure-help readers gain a working knowledge of the field in an enjoyable, easy-to-understand manner. All major construction systems, including light wood frame, mass timber, masonry, steel frame, light gauge steel, and reinforced concrete construction, are addressed. Now in its seventh edition, Fundamentals of building construction contains substantial revisions and updates. New illustrations and photographs reflect the latest practices and developments in the industry. Revised chapters address exterior wall systems and high-performance buildings, an updated and comprehensive discussion of building enclosure science, evolving tools for assessing environmental and health impacts of building materials, and more. New and exciting developments in mass timber construction are also included." -- provided by publisher.
About this edition
- Seventh edition.
- Joseph Iano
- Publication year:
- 1: Making buildings -- 2: Foundations and sitework -- 3: Wood -- 4: Heavy timber and mass timber construction -- 5: Wood light frame construction -- 6: Exterior finishes for wood light frame construction -- 7: Interior finishes for wood light frame construction -- 8: Brick masonry -- 9: Stone and concrete masonry -- 10: Masonry wall construction -- 11: Steel frame construction -- 12: Light gauge steel frame construction -- 13: Concrete construction -- 14: Sitecast concrete framing systems -- 15: Precast concrete framing systems -- 16: Designing the building enclosure -- 17: Roofing -- 18: Glass and glazing -- 19: Windows and doors -- 20: Cladding with masonry and concrete -- 21: Cladding with metal glass -- 22: Selecting interior finishes -- 23: Interior walls and partitions -- 24: Finish ceilings and floors.
- 9781119446194, 1119446198, and 9781119450245
- Published in:
- Hoboken, New Jersey
- LBCC Library Catalog
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