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Fundamentals of building construction: materials and methods

Publication year: 2019

ISBN: 1119446198

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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.

Subject: Building materials, Building Construction, Sustainable Buildings, Wood, Sites, Timber, Masonry, Walls, Bricks, Steel, Frames, Concrete, Framing Systems, Roofs, Precast Windows, Cladding, Metal, Glass, Floors