Fundamentals of Building Construction Materials and Methods by Edward Allen

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Contents of Building Construction Materials

  • Chapter 1: Making Buildings
  • LEARNING TO BUILD
  • BUILDINGS AND THE ENVIRONMENT
  • THE WORK OF THE DESIGN PROFESSIONAL
  • THE WORK OF THE CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONAL
  • TRENDS IN THE DELIVERY OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
  • SERVICES
  • Chapter 2: Foundations and Sitework
  • FOUNDATION REQUIREMENTS
  • EARTH MATERIALS
  • EARTHWORK AND EXCAVATION
  • FOUNDATIONS
  • PROTECTING FOUNDATIONS FROM WATER, HEAT FLOW,
  • AND RADON GAS
  • SITEWORK
  • DESIGNING FOUNDATIONS
  • FOUNDATION DESIGN AND THE BUILDING CODE
  • Chapter 3: Wood
  • TREES
  • LUMBER
  • WOOD PRODUCTS
  • PLASTIC LUMBER
  • WOOD PANEL PRODUCTS
  • WOOD CHEMICAL TREATMENTS
  • WOOD FASTENERS
  • PREFABRICATED WOOD COMPONENTS
  • TYPES OF WOOD CONSTRUCTION
  • Chapter 4: Heavy Timber Frame Construction
  • FIRE-RESISTIVE HEAVY TIMBER CONSTRUCTION
  • HEAVY TIMBER IN OTHER CONSTRUCTION TYPES
  • LATERAL BRACING
  • CROSS-LAMINATED TIMBER CONSTRUCTION
  • ACCOMMODATING BUILDING SERVICES
  • WOOD-CONCRETE COMPOSITE CONSTRUCTION
  • LONGER SPANS IN HEAVY TIMBER
  • HEAVY TIMBER AND THE BUILDING CODES
  • UNIQUENESS OF HEAVY TIMBER FRAMING
  • Chapter 5: Wood Light Frame Construction
  • HISTORY
  • PLATFORM FRAME
  • FOUNDATIONS FOR LIGHT FRAME STRUCTURES
  • BUILDING THE FRAME
  • VARIATIONS ON WOOD LIGHT FRAME CONSTRUCTION
  • WOOD LIGHT FRAME CONSTRUCTION AND THE BUILDING
  • CODES
  • UNIQUENESS OF WOOD LIGHT FRAME CONSTRUCTION
  • Chapter 6: Exterior Finishes for Wood Light Frame
  • Construction
  • PROTECTION FROM THE WEATHER
  • ROOFING
  • WINDOWS AND DOORS
  • SIDING
  • CORNER BOARDS AND EXTERIOR TRIM
  • SEALING EXTERIOR JOINTS
  • EXTERIOR PAINTING, FINISH GRADING, AND LANDSCAPING
  • EXTERIOR CONSTRUCTION
  • Chapter 7: Interior Finishes for Wood Light Frame
  • Construction
  • COMPLETING THE BUILDING ENCLOSURE
  • WALL AND CEILING FINISH
  • MILLWORK AND FINISH CARPENTRY
  • FLOORING AND CERAMIC TILE WORK
  • FINISHING TOUCHES
  • Chapter 8: Brick Masonry
  • HISTORY
  • MORTAR
  • BRICK MASONRY
  • MASONRY WALL CONSTRUCTION
  • Chapter 9: Stone and Concrete Masonry
  • STONE MASONRY
  • CONCRETE MASONRY
  • OTHER TYPES OF MASONRY UNITS
  • MASONRY WALL CONSTRUCTION
  • Chapter 10: Masonry Wall Construction
  • TYPES OF MASONRY WALLS
  • SPANNING SYSTEMS FOR MASONRY BEARING WALL
  • CONSTRUCTION
  • DETAILING MASONRY WALLS
  • SOME SPECIAL PROBLEMS OF MASONRY CONSTRUCTION
  • MASONRY PAVING
  • MASONRY AND THE BUILDING CODES
  • UNIQUENESS OF MASONRY
  • Chapter 11: Steel Frame Construction
  • HISTORY
  • THE MATERIAL STEEL
  • JOINING STEEL MEMBERS
  • DETAILS OF STEEL FRAMING
  • THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS
  • FIRE PROTECTION OF STEEL FRAMING
  • LONGER SPANS AND HIGH-CAPACITY COLUMNS IN STEEL
  • INDUSTRIALIZED SYSTEMS IN STEEL
  • STEEL AND THE BUILDING CODES
  • UNIQUENESS OF STEEL
  • Chapter 12: Light Gauge Steel Frame Construction
  • THE CONCEPT OF LIGHT GAUGE STEEL CONSTRUCTION
  • LIGHT GAUGE STEEL FRAMING
  • OTHER USES OF LIGHT GAUGE STEEL FRAMING
  • INSULATING LIGHT GAUGE STEEL FRAME STRUCTURES
  • ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF STEEL FRAMING
  • LIGHT GAUGE STEEL FRAMING AND THE BUILDING CODES
  • FINISHES FOR LIGHT GAUGE STEEL FRAMING
  • Chapter 13: Concrete Construction
  • HISTORY
  • CEMENT AND CONCRETE
  • MAKING AND PLACING CONCRETE
  • FORMWORK
  • REINFORCING
  • CONCRETE CREEP
  • PRESTRESSING
  • ACI
  • INNOVATIONS IN CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION
  • Chapter 14: Sitecast Concrete Framing Systems
  • CASTING A CONCRETE SLAB ON GRADE
  • CASTING A CONCRETE WALL
  • CASTING A CONCRETE COLUMN
  • ONE-WAY FLOOR AND ROOF FRAMING SYSTEMS
  • TWO-WAY FLOOR AND ROOF FRAMING SYSTEMS
  • OTHER USES OF SITECAST CONCRETE
  • SITECAST POSTTENSIONED FRAMING SYSTEMS
  • SELECTING A SITECAST CONCRETE FRAMING SYSTEM
  • INNOVATIONS IN SITECAST CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCRETE
  • LONGER SPANS IN SITECAST CONCRETE
  • DESIGNING ECONOMICAL SITECAST CONCRETE BUILDINGS
  • SITECAST CONCRETE AND THE BUILDING CODES
  • UNIQUENESS OF SITECAST CONCRETE
  • Chapter 15: Precast Concrete Framing Systems
  • PRECAST, PRESTRESSED CONCRETE STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS
  • ASSEMBLY CONCEPTS FOR PRECAST CONCRETE BUILDINGS
  • MANUFACTURE OF PRECAST CONCRETE STRUCTURAL
  • ELEMENTS
  • JOINING PRECAST CONCRETE MEMBERS
  • COMPOSITE PRECAST/SITECAST CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION
  • THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS
  • PRECAST CONCRETE AND THE BUILDING CODES
  • UNIQUENESS OF PRECAST CONCRETE
  • Chapter 16: Roofing
  • LOW-SLOPE ROOFS
  • STEEP ROOFS
  • COOL ROOFS
  • GREEN ROOFS
  • PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS
  • ROOFING AND THE BUILDING CODES
  • Chapter 17: Glass and Glazing
  • HISTORY
  • THE MATERIAL GLASS
  • GLAZING
  • GLASS AND ENERGY
  • GLASS AND THE BUILDING CODES
  • Chapter 18: Windows and Doors
  • WINDOWS
  • DOORS
  • OTHER WINDOW AND DOOR REQUIREMENTS
  • Chapter 19: Designing Exterior Wall Systems
  • DESIGN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE EXTERIOR WALL
  • CONCEPTUAL APPROACHES TO WATERTIGHTNESS IN THE
  • EXTERIOR WALL
  • SEALING JOINTS IN THE EXTERIOR WALL
  • LOADBEARING WALLS AND CURTAIN WALLS
  • THE EXTERIOR WALL AND THE BUILDING CODES
  • Chapter 20: Cladding with Masonry and Concrete
  • MASONRY VENEER CURTAIN WALLS
  • STONE CURTAIN WALLS
  • PRECAST CONCRETE CURTAIN WALLS
  • EXTERIOR INSULATION AND FINISH SYSTEM
  • KEEPING WATER OUT WITH MASONRY AND CONCRETE
  • CLADDING
  • Chapter 21: Cladding with Metal and Glass
  • ALUMINUM EXTRUSIONS
  • ALUMINUM AND GLASS FRAMING SYSTEMS
  • DOUBLE-SKIN FACADES
  • SLOPED GLAZING
  • THE CURTAIN WALL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PROCESS
  • METAL PANEL CLADDING
  • Chapter 22: Selecting Interior Finishes
  • INSTALLATION OF MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL SERVICES
  • THE SEQUENCE OF INTERIOR FINISHING OPERATIONS
  • SELECTING INTERIOR FINISHES
  • TRENDS IN INTERIOR FINISH SYSTEMS
  • Chapter 23: Interior Walls and Partitions
  • TYPES OF INTERIOR WALLS
  • FRAMED PARTITION SYSTEMS
  • MASONRY PARTITION SYSTEMS
  • WALL AND PARTITION FACINGS
  • Chapter 24: Finish Ceilings and Floors
  • FINISH CEILINGSTYPES OF CEILINGS
  • FINISH FLOORING
  • TYPES OF FINISH FLOORING MATERIALS
  • FLOORING THICKNESS

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