Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods

Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods
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  • ISBN-13: 9780470074688
  • ISBN: 047007468X
  • Edition: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated


Allen, Edward, Iano, Joseph


The leading book on building construction--thoroughly renovated from the ground upFor the nuts-and-bolts on building construction practices and materials, thousands of professionals and students of architecture, engineering, and construction technology have turned to Edward Allen and Joseph Iano's Fundamentals of Building Construction. This new?Fifth Edition of the bestselling reference and textbook provides the most up-to-date survey of the basic materials and methods used in building construction.Using the latest building codes, standards, and developments in materials and technologies as its basis, this book covers the complete range of construction activities-from excavating and foundations to cladding and interior finishes-and examines common construction systems such as light wood frame, masonry bearing wall, steel frame, and reinforced concrete construction.The Fifth Edition adds a host of updated and completely new information on such current topics as:The changing role of the construction contractor in the process of making buildingsConstruction management and methods of project deliveryControlling the movement of heat, air, and moisture through the building enclosureSustainability and green building techniquesInnovations in glass, concrete, wood, and other construction materialsThe 2006 International Building and Residential Codes, 2004 MasterFormat, and the latest ASTM references and LEED standardsSupplemented by Exercises in Building Construction, Fifth Edition, available separately, Fundamentals of Building Construction, Fifth Edition lays the foundation every architect and construction professional needs to build a successful career.Allen, Edward is the author of 'Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods', published 2008 under ISBN 9780470074688 and ISBN 047007468X.

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