For an undergraduate Construction materials course with a lab component taught in departments of Construction Management/Technology and Architecture.Basic Construction Methods, Eighth Edition, offers an in-depth introduction to the real-world application of some of the most fundamental materials used in construction today. This informative and practical text reflects the latest industry standards from ASTM and ACI and fully prepares students for entry into the construction industry or for further study in construction methods, specification writing, design methods, or related engineering programs. This new edition takes a renewed focus on sustainability, the environmental costs of materials production, and the ability to recycle construction materials.Christine LaPlante is the author of 'Basic Construction Materials (8th Edition) (Pearson Construction Technology)', published 2010 under ISBN 9780135129692 and ISBN 0135129699.
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