Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction

Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction

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For courses in Building Fundamentals, Construction Methods and Materials, and Introduction to Construction Practices.This classic text provides an overview of the methods, equipment, and materials used in the construction of large commercial buildings. Each chapter covers the principles and practices of a particular aspect of the construction process-from site layout to building finishes-supporting discussions with a wealth of clear, captivating illustrations.show more

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  • Paperback | 530 pages
  • 208.28 x 274.32 x 33.02mm | 1,247.37g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0131101579
  • 9780131101579

Table of contents

1. Site Investigation. 2. Site Layout. 3. Excavations and Excavating Equipment. 4. Foundation Layout. 5. Foundations. 6. Formwork. 7. Concrete Work. 8. Structural Timber Frame. 9. Reinforced Concrete Frame. 10. Structural Steel Frame. 11. Floor Systems and Industrial Flooring. 12. Roof Systems and Industrial Roofing. 13. Masonry Construction. 14. Curtain Wall Construction. 15. Building Insulation. 16. Finishing. Glossary. Index.show more

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