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Building Construction Illustrated / Francis D. K. Ching

Publication year: 2020

ISBN: 111958308X

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A leading visual guide to the principles of building construction. Filled with rich illustrations and in-depth content by renowned author Francis D.K. Ching, it offers students and practicing professionals the information needed to understand concepts in residential and commercial construction, architecture, and structural engineering. Includes all new sections on resilient design; diagrids; modular foundation systems; smart façade types and systems; lighting sources and systems; and mass timber materials, cross laminated timber (CLT) and nail laminated timber (NLT) Revised to reflect that latest updates in codes and standards requirements: 2018 International Building Code (IBC), LEED v4, and CSI MasterFormat 2018 Includes updated information on sustainability and green building; insulation materials; stair uses; stoves and inserts; and fire-rated wall and floor assemblies

Subject: Architecture, Building Design, Foundation Systems, Floor Systems, Wall Systems, Roof Systems, Moisture & Thermal Protection, Doors & Windows, Special Construction, Finish Work, Mechanical & Electrical Systems