Roofing Design and Practice

Roofing Design and Practice

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For courses in Construction Methods and Materials, Commercial Construction, Residential Construction, and Roofing Design, in departments of Architecture, Architectural Engineering, and Construction Science/Management/Technology.Combining academic rigor with contemporary design practice, this is the first true text book on roofing design, and the only reference that comprehensively addresses all roof design issues. It provides necessary information on the suitability of various systems for specific projects, and offers students a greater knowledge that will enable them to prevent most roof failures and resulting more

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  • Hardback | 321 pages
  • 213.36 x 276.86 x 17.78mm | 929.86g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130259950
  • 9780130259950

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Roofing. 2. Built-Up Roof Membranes. 3. Modified Bitumen and Single-Ply Roof Membranes. 4. Roof Insulation. 5. Roof Deck. 6. Design for Drainage. 7. Design for Fire. 8. Design for Wind and Hail. 9. Design for Water Vapor Control. 10. Details at Terminations and Penetrations. 11. Steep Roofing-Asphalt Shingle Roof. 12. Steep Roofing-Slate Roof. 13. Steep Roofing-Tile Roof. 14. Steep Roofing-Architectural Metal Roof. 15. Roof Warranties. Review Questions. Appendices. Glossary of Roofing Terms. more

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