For courses in Commercial Construction, Construction Methods and Materials, Building Fundamentals, and Construction Practices.
This classic text provides an overview of the principles, equipment, materials, and methods applied in the construction of commercial buildings. The text deals with each phase of the construction process in a chapter-by-chapter format, beginning with site evaluation and layout to interior design and building finishes. Supporting discussions are accompanied with a wealth of clear, captivating illustrations and numerous examples with detailed solutions.
Table of Contents
Chapter One Site Investigation
Chapter Two Site Layout
Chapter Three Excavations and Excavating Equipment
Chapter Four Site Development and Services
Chapter Five Foundations
Chapter Six Formwork
Chapter Seven Concrete Work
Chapter Eight Structural Timber Frame
Chapter Nine Reinforced Concrete Frame
Chapter Ten Structural Steel Frame
Chapter Eleven Floor Systems and Industrial Flooring
Chapter Twelve Roof Systems and Industrial Roofing
Chapter Thirteen Masonry Construction
Chapter Fourteen Curtain Wall Construction
Chapter Fifteen Building Insulation
Chapter Sixteen Finishing
Glossary of Terms
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$56.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501815-6