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  • Authors: by Edward Allen, Joseph Iano (Author)
  • File Size: 240 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Paperback: 1024 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 6th edition (October 14, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118138910
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118138915

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  • Authors: by Edward Allen, Joseph Iano (Author)
  • File Size: 240 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Paperback: 1024 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 6th edition (October 14, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118138910
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118138915

Download Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods 6th Edition PDF – eBook

Contents
Preface to the Seventh Edition xi
1 Making Buildings 3
Learning to Build 4
Buildings and the Environment 4
■ Other Sustainable Building Programs
and Standards 8
The Work of the Design Professional 12
The Work of the Construction Professional 20
Trends in the Delivery of Design and
Construction Services 25
2 Foundations and
Sitework 33
Foundation Requirements 34
Earth Materials 35
■ Sustainability and Foundations and
Sitework 41
Earthwork and Excavation 42
Foundations 50
Foundations as Building Enclosure 65
Sitework 72
Designing Foundations 75
Foundations and the Building Code 75
3 Wood 79
Trees 80
■ Sustainability and Wood 84
Lumber 84
Wood Products 96
Plastic Lumber 102
Wood Panel Products 102
Protecting Wood from Decay and Fire 106
■ Chemical Wood Preservative
Treatments 107
Wood Fasteners and Adhesives 109
■ Wood Product Adhesives and
Formaldehyde 115
Prefabricated Wood Components 115
CASE STUDY 121
French American School
Contents
vi / Contents
4 Heavy Timber and Mass
Timber Construction 125
Types of Construction 126
■ Sustainability and Heavy Timber and
Mass Timber Construction 129
Fire Resistance of Large Wood Members 131
■ Calculating the Fire Resistance of
Wood Members 131
Traditional Heavy Timber Construction 132
Contemporary Heavy Timber
Construction 134
Mass Timber Construction 140
Wood–Concrete Composite Construction 143
Longer Spans in Heavy Timber and Mass
Timber 144
■ Preliminary Design of Heavy Timber
and Mass Timber Structures 148
5 Wood Light Frame
Construction 151
History 153
Platform Frame 154
■ Sustainability and Wood Light Frame
Construction 156
Foundations for Wood Light Frame
Structures 156
Building the Frame 164
Variations on Wood Light Frame
Construction 199
■ Preliminary Design of Wood Light
Frame Structures 202
Wood Light Frame Construction and the
Building Codes 202
The uniqueness of Wood Light Frame
Construction 204
6 Exterior Finishes for
Wood Light Frame
Construction 211
Protection from the Weather 212
Roofing 213
Windows and Doors 220
■ Paints and Coatings 224
Siding 228
Corner Boards and Exterior Trim 237
Sealing Exterior Joints 238
■ Sustainability and Paints and Other
Architectural Coatings 240
Exterior Painting, Finish Grading, and
Landscaping 240
Exterior Construction 240
7 Interior Finishes for
Wood Light Frame
Construction 245
Completing the Building Enclosure 253
■ Sustainability and Insulation
Materials for Wood Light Frame
Construction 262
Wall and Ceiling Finish 264
Millwork and Finish Carpentry 265
Contents/vii
■ Proportioning Fireplaces 266
■ Proportioning Stairs 280
Flooring and Ceramic Tile Work 282
Finishing Touches 284
8 Brick Masonry 289
History 290
Mortar 293
■ Sustainability and Brick Masonry 296
Brick 296
Brick Masonry 304
Masonry Wall Construction 319
9 Stone and Concrete
Masonry 329
Stone Masonry 330
■ Sustainability and Stone and Concrete
Masonry 343
Concrete Masonry 348
Other Types of Masonry Units 358
Masonry Wall Construction 359
10 Masonry Wall
Construction 363
Types of Masonry Walls 364
■ Preliminary Design of Loadbearing
Masonry Structures 372
Spanning Systems for Masonry Bearing Wall
Construction 372
Detailing Masonry Walls 376
Special Problems of Masonry
Construction 380
■ Movement Joints in Buildings 382
Masonry Paving 388
Masonry and the Building Codes 389
The uniqueness of Masonry 389
11 Steel Frame
Construction 395
History 396
The Material Steel 398
■ Preliminary Design of Steel
Structures 401
Joining Steel Members 409
viii / Contents
Details of Steel Framing 415
■ Seismic Force Resisting Systems 421
The Construction Process 426
Fire Protection of Steel Framing 442
Longer Spans and Higher-Capacity Columns in
Steel 447
■ Fabric Structures 454
■ Sustainability and Steel Frame
Construction 458
Steel and the Building Codes 459
The uniqueness of Steel 459
12 Light Gauge Steel Frame
Construction 467
The Concept of Light Gauge Steel
Construction 468
■ Sustainability and Light Gauge Steel
Framing 469
Light Gauge Steel Framing 470
Other Uses of Light Gauge Steel Framing 479
■ Preliminary Design of Light Gauge
Steel Frame Structures 481
Insulating Light Gauge Steel Frame
Structures 481
Finishes for Light Gauge Steel Framing 482
Advantages and Disadvantages of Light Gauge
Steel Framing 482
Light Gauge Steel Framing and the Building
Codes 482
■ Metals in Architecture 484
CASE STUDY 490
Camera Obscura at Mitchell Park,
Greenport, New York
13 Concrete
Construction 495
History 496
Cement and Concrete 497
■ Sustainability and Concrete
Construction 500
Making and Placing Concrete 503
Formwork 507
Reinforcing 508
Concrete Creep 522
Prestressing 522
Concrete Standards 527
Innovations in Concrete 527
14 Sitecast Concrete
Framing Systems 533
Casting a Concrete Slab on Grade 535
Casting a Concrete Wall 540
Casting a Concrete Column 544
One-Way Floor and Roof Framing Systems 545
Two-Way Floor and Roof Framing Systems 555
Sitecast Posttensioned Framing Systems 561
Other Types of Sitecast Concrete 562
■ Cutting Concrete, Stone, and
Masonry 568
Longer Spans in Sitecast Concrete 570
Designing Economical Sitecast Concrete
Buildings 572
■ Preliminary Design of Sitecast
Concrete Structures 574
Sitecast Concrete and the Building Codes 575
The uniqueness of Sitecast Concrete 575
Contents/ix
15 Precast Concrete
Framing Systems 583
Precast, Prestressed Concrete Structural
Elements 586
■ Preliminary Design of Precast
Concrete Structures 587
Assembly Concepts for Precast Concrete
Buildings 588
Manufacture of Precast Concrete Structural
Elements 589
Joining Precast Concrete Members 595
■ Fastening to Concrete 596
Composite Precast/Sitecast Concrete
Construction 609
The Construction Process 609
■ Sustainability and Precast Concrete
Framing Systems 610
Precast Concrete and the Building Codes 611
The uniqueness of Precast Concrete 611
16 Designing the Building
Enclosure 621
Functional Requirements of the Building
Enclosure 622
■ Sustainability and the Building
Enclosure 629
Keeping Water Out 629
Controlling the Flow of Heat 634
Controlling Air Leakage 636
Controlling the Diffusion of Water Vapor 638
Sealing Joints in the Exterior Wall 641
17 Roofing 649
Low-Slope Roofs 651
■ Sustainability and Roofing 656
Steep Roofs 671
Cool Roofs 684
■ Dissimilar Metals and Galvanic
Corrosion 686
Green Roofs 688
Photovoltaic Systems 690
Roofing and the Building Codes 691
18 Glass and Glazing 695
History 696
The Material Glass 699
■ Sustainability and Glass 700
x / Contents
■ Other Types of Glass 711
Glazing 712
Glass and Energy 721
Glass and the Building Codes 721
CASE STUDY 726
Skating Rink at Yerba Buena Gardens
19 Windows and Doors 731
Windows 732
■ Plastics in Building Construction 739
■ Sustainability and Windows and
Doors 745
Doors 745
Other Window and Door Requirements 752
20 Cladding with Masonry
and Concrete 759
Masonry Veneer Curtain Walls 760
Stone Curtain Walls 767
Precast Concrete Curtain Walls 771
Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems 774
CASE STUDY 778
Seattle University School of Law
21 Cladding with Metal
and Glass 783
Aluminum 784
■ Sustainability and Cladding with
Metal and Glass 789
Aluminum and Glass Framing Systems 791
An Outside Glazed Curtain Wall
System 797
Double-Skin Facades 800
Sloped Glazing Systems 800
The Curtain Wall Design
Process 801
Metal Panel Cladding 801
22 Selecting Interior
Finishes 807
Installation of Mechanical and Electrical
Services 808
■ Sustainability and Interior
Finishes 810
The Sequence of Interior Finishing
Operations 810
Selecting Interior Finishes 811
■ Other Surface Flammability
Criteria 815
Long-Term Trends in Interior Finish
Systems 817
23 Interior Walls and
Partitions 821
Interior Walls and Fire Criteria 822
Partition Framing 823
■ Sustainability and Gypsum and Other
Wall Covering Products 826
Plaster Partitions 827
Gypsum Board Partitions 837
■ Plaster Ornament 838
Masonry Partitions 848
Wall and Partition Facings 848
24 Finish Ceilings and
Floors 855
Finish Ceilings 856
Types of Ceilings 857
■ Sustainability and Finish Ceilings and
Floors 866
Finish Flooring 867
Types of Finish Flooring Materials 871
Appendix 884
Glossary 886
Index 917

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