Fundamentals of Residential Construction

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Fundamentals of Residential Construction
Authors: Edward Allen
Year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
Language: english
ISBN 13: 9780470540831
ISBN 10: 470540834
Categorie: Arts, Architecture
Pages: 690
Edition: 3

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Fundamentals of Residential Construction Edward Allen, Rob Thallon
“This is a revision of the definitive text on home building by bestselling authors Edward Allen and Rob Thallon. It features the latest developments in the materials and methods of house construction, including energy efficiency, and a new chapter on small, multi-family apartment buildings. Organized in a logical, easy-to-follow format, it covers codes, costs, and management procedures, discusses building materials, and explores basic building systems. Profusely illustrated with over 1,250 drawings and photographs, this book includes new photorealistic illustrations that bring the text to life”–Provided by publisher. Read more… Preface xi Acknowledgments xi PART ONE CONTEXT 1 1 The Context for Construction 2 2 The Construction Community: Builders, Contractors, and Developers 30 3 The Design Community 50 PART TWO MATERIALS 71 4 The Material Wood 72 5 Masonry 110 6 Concrete 148 PART THREE WOOD LIGHT FRAME CONSTRUCTION 169 7 Rough Sitework 170 8 Foundations 190 9 Floor and Wall Framing 218 10 Roof Framing 248 11 Finishing the Roof 276 12 Windows and Exterior Doors 306 13 Finishing the Exterior Walls 328 14 Plumbing 352 15 Heating and Cooling 370 16 Electrical Wiring 392 17 Thermal Insulation 408 18 Fireplaces and Stoves 434 19 Interior Surfaces 456 20 Finishing the Interior 474 21 Finish Sitework 496 PART FOUR ALTERNATIVE CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS 515 22 Multifamily Construction 516 23 Low-Tech, Low-Energy Construction 546 24 Loadbearing Masonry and Concrete Construction 574 25 Timber Frame Construction 592 26 Light-Gauge Steel Construction 608 27 Panelized Construction 622 Glossary 643 Index 669
Categories:
Arts – Architecture
Year:
2011
Edition:
3
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons
Language:
english
Pages:
690
ISBN 10:
0470540834
ISBN 13:
9780470540831
File:
2567 MB

ISBN

9780470540831

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