Building Construction Illustrated Fourth Edition by Francis D. K. Ching
Contents of Building Construction Illustrated
- THE BUILDING SITE
- THE BUILDING FOUNDATION SYSTEMS
- FLOOR SYSTEMS
- WALL SYSTEMS
- ROOF SYSTEMS
- MOISTURE & THERMAL PROTECTION DOORS & WINDOWS SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION FINISH WORK
- MECHANICAL & ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS NOTES OH MATERIALS
For nearly three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding preface to the principles of erecting construction.
This new edition of the deified classic remains as applicable as ever- furnishing the rearmost information in FrancisD.K. Ching’s hand style.
Its rich and comprehensive approach easily presents all of the introductory generalities underpinning structure construction and equips compendiums with useful guidelines for approaching nearly any new accoutrements or ways they may encounter.
Laying out the material and structural choices available, it provides a full under- standing of how these choices affect a structure’s form and confines.
Complete with further than illustrations, the book moves through each of the crucial stages of the design process, from point selection to structure factors, mechanical systems, and homestretches.
Illustrated throughout with clear and accurate delineations that present the state of the art in construction processes and accoutrements Streamlined and revised to include the rearmost knowledge on sustainability, objectification of erecting systems, and use of new accoutrements.
Archetypal delineations offer clear alleviation for contrivers and drafters.
Reflects the most current structure canons and CSI Master Format numbering scheme.
With its comprehensive and lucid donation of everything from foundations and bottom systems to finish work, Building Construction Illustrated, Fourth Edition equips scholars and professionals in all areas of armature and construction with useful guidelines for approaching nearly any new accoutrements or ways they may encounter in structure planning, design, and construction.