Building Construction

Building Construction : Materials and Types of Construction

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A thorough revision of the classic text in the building construction course for students of architecture, building construction and construction technology. Chapters have been arranged to parallel the sequence of the divisions in the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) format. Each chapter presents a set of key terms and learning objectives, and contains a summary and review questions. The book includes expandedmaterial on construction methods and many new illustrations.There is also a new chapter on fiberglass reinforced plastic structural elements.show more

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  • Paperback | 442 pages
  • 213.36 x 276.86 x 20.32mm | 1,020.58g
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • 6th Revised edition
  • Ill.
  • 0471874272
  • 9780471874270

Table of contents

Building Process; Soil; Foundations; Concrete; Masonry; Metals; Wood and Plastics; Thermal and Moisture Protection; Doors and Windows; Finishes; Composites in Contruction; Case Studies.show more

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