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Building Construction Illustrated, 5th Edition

ISBN-10: 1118458346
ISBN-13: 9781118458341
Publisher: Wiley
Author(s): Francis D. K. Ching
Publication Date: 2014-02-17

The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction,now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning

For over three decades, Building Construction Illustratedhas offered an outstanding introduction to the principles ofbuilding construction. This new edition of the revered...Read More

The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction,now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning

For over three decades, Building Construction Illustratedhas offered an outstanding introduction to the principles ofbuilding construction. This new edition of the revered classicremains as relevant as ever, providing the latest information inFrancis D.K. Ching's signature style. Its rich and comprehensiveapproach clearly presents all of the basic concepts underlyingbuilding construction.

New to this edition are digital enhancements delivered as anonline companion to the print edition and also embedded in e-bookeditions. Features include a 3D model showing how buildingcomponents come together in a final project.

llustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings thatpresent the state of the art in construction processes andmaterialsUpdated and revised to include the latest knowledge onsustainability, incorporation of building systems, and use of newmaterialsContains archetypal drawings that offer clear inspiration fordesigners and draftersReflects the 2012 International Building Codes and 2012 LEEDsystem

This new edition of Building Construction Illustratedremains as relevant as ever, with the most current knowledgepresented in a rich and comprehensive manner that does notdisappoint.


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Building Construction: Principles, Materials, and Systems (3rd Edition) (What's New in Trades & Technology)

ISBN-10: 0134454170
ISBN-13: 9780134454177
Publisher: Pearson
Author(s): Madan L Mehta Ph.D., Walter Scarborough, Diane Armpriest
Publication Date: 2017-01-22

For one- or two-semester courses in Construction Methods and Materials and Design in Architecture.

 

Promoting comprehensive understanding in general and complex concepts in construction

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For one- or two-semester courses in Construction Methods and Materials and Design in Architecture.

 

Promoting comprehensive understanding in general and complex concepts in construction

Exceptionally well-received and one of the most acclaimed university-level books on construction, Building Construction, Principles, Materials and Systems is a comprehensive and fully illustrated introduction to construction methods and materials. It’s informed by a core philosophy that sufficient grounding in the principles and science of construction is the best way to equip today’s designers and constructors to respond successfully to rapid changes in the built environment. By ensuring students are well-versed in the science and technology of materials and systems, the text aims to better prepare architects, engineers, and constructors to produce a resilient and sustainable built environment—a need that will grow with increasing urbanization across the globe. 

                                                                                                                                                                               

The science of building construction and design is evolving more quickly than ever before. The Third Edition of this outstanding text builds on the previous versions. It incorporates the latest updates available, features over one thousand new end-of-chapter problems, and now addresses common errors related to the topic. The organization of the text fosters a definitive understanding of general concepts before moving on to more complex concepts. Emphasizing a visual approach to learning, it includes original illustrations.


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Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods

ISBN-10: 1118138910
ISBN-13: 9781118138915
Publisher: Wiley
Author(s): Edward Allen, Joseph Iano
Publication Date: 2013-10-14

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Now in its sixth edition, this bestselling reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction. Emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frame, masonry bearing wall, steel frame, and reinforced concrete...Read More

Note from the publisher:

Now in its sixth edition, this bestselling reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction. Emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frame, masonry bearing wall, steel frame, and reinforced concrete construction, the new edition includes new information on building materials properties; the latest on "pre-engineered" building components and sustainability issues; and reflects the latest building codes and standards. It also features an expanded series of case studies along with more axonometric detail drawings and revised photographs for a thoroughly illustrated approach.

 


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Brannigan's Building Construction for the Fire Service

ISBN-10: 1284136132
ISBN-13: 9781284136135
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Author(s): Glenn P. Corbett, Francis L. Brannigan
Publication Date: 2016-08-03

Each new print copy of Brannigan's Building Construction for the Fire Service, Enhanced Fifth Edition also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Experience Navigate 2 today at...Read More

Each new print copy of Brannigan's Building Construction for the Fire Service, Enhanced Fifth Edition also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2.

For over forty years, Brannigan's Building Construction for the Fire Service has been the fire service's most trusted and comprehensive building construction resource available. Now in its Enhanced Fifth Edition, this bestselling resource continues to honor Frank Brannigan's legacy by instilling his passion for detail and extensive practical experience. His motto, "Know your buildings," impacts every aspect of this text.

This Enhanced Fifth Edition now features:

Coverage of the National Fire Academy's Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Building Construction for Fire Protection course objectives.
New stand-alone chapter on New, Light, Green (Solar), and Modular Construction.
Enhanced emphasis on tactical considerations found throughout the text.

Trust Brannigan's Building Construction for the Fire Service, Enhanced Fifth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access to provide straightforward information on different building types and their unique hazards needed to keep fire fighters safe on the job.

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Building Construction Related to the Fire Service

ISBN-10: 087939594X
ISBN-13: 9780879395940
Publisher: Fire Protection Publication
Author(s): International Fire Service Training Association
Publication Date: 2016

This manual is intended to furnish the reader with basic information about how buildings are designed and constructed. This information will aid in decision making related to fire prevention and fire control. Whether enforcing fire codes, inspecting buildings, developing pre-incident plans, fighting...Read More

This manual is intended to furnish the reader with basic information about how buildings are designed and constructed. This information will aid in decision making related to fire prevention and fire control. Whether enforcing fire codes, inspecting buildings, developing pre-incident plans, fighting fires, directing fire ground operations, overseeing firefighter safety, or investigating fires, a thorough understanding of building construction principles and practices as these relate to fire behavior and fire load will enable firefighters to make better, safer, and more timely decisions to protect people and property from potential and actual fires. Although this manual is not based on an NFPA® standard, many principles discussed in this text mirror NFPA® job performance requirements from standards such as NFPA® 1001, 1006, 1021, and 1031. This manual is designed to meet the objectives delineated in the model course outline for Building Construction for Fire Protection as established by the Fires and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) initiative of the United States Fire Administration (USFA).

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Carpentry & Building Construction, Student Edition, 2016

ISBN-10: 0021402442
ISBN-13: 9780021402441
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Author(s): McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: 2015-07-29

Carpentry & Building Construction is a comprehensive carpentry program that focuses on residential construction with many procedures also applying to light commercial construction. The informative text provides detailed, heavily illustrated information about materials, tools, and processes, with...Read More

Carpentry & Building Construction is a comprehensive carpentry program that focuses on residential construction with many procedures also applying to light commercial construction. The informative text provides detailed, heavily illustrated information about materials, tools, and processes, with many step-by-step procedures.

Includes hardbound student edition aligned to the content standards.


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Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code

ISBN-10: 1119480353
ISBN-13: 9781119480358
Publisher: Wiley
Author(s): Francis D. K. Ching, Steven R. Winkel
Publication Date: 2018-06-26

THE BESTSELLING, FULLY ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE

Uniquely marrying the graphic skills of bestselling author Francis D.K Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA, the new sixth edition of Building Codes Illustrated is a clear, concise, and...Read More

THE BESTSELLING, FULLY ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE

Uniquely marrying the graphic skills of bestselling author Francis D.K Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA, the new sixth edition of Building Codes Illustrated is a clear, concise, and easy-to-use visual guide to the International Building Code (IBC) for 2018. Fully updated throughout, it highlights all of the changes to the code for quick reference and easy navigation. It pulls out the portions of the building code that are most relevant for the architect and provides an easy-to-understand interpretation in both words and illustrations. 

The first two chapters of Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code, Sixth Edition give background and context regarding the develop­ment, organization, and use of the IBC. The following sections cover such information as: use and occupancy; building heights and areas; types of construction; fire-resistive construction; interior finishes; means of egress; accessibility; energy efficiency; roof assemblies; structural provisions; special inspections and tests; soils and foundations; building materials and systems; and more.

A complete, user-friendly guide to code-compliant projectsHighlights all the significant changes in the 2018 IBCUses clear language and Frank Ching's distinctive illustrations to demystify the 2018 International Build Code (IBC) textProvides students and professionals with a fundamental understanding of IBC development, interpretation, and application 

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code gives students and professionals in architecture, interior design, construction, and engineering a user-friendly, easy-to-use guide to the fundamentals of the 2018 IBC.


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2015 International Building Code

ISBN-10: 1609834682
ISBN-13: 9781609834685
Publisher: ICC (distributed by Cengage Learning)
Author(s): International Code Council
Publication Date: 2014-06-05

Featuring the very latest industry standards in material design, the 2015 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE SOFT COVER version offers up-to-date, comprehensive insight into the regulations surrounding the design and installation of building systems. It provides valuable structural, fire-, and life- safety...Read More

Featuring the very latest industry standards in material design, the 2015 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE SOFT COVER version offers up-to-date, comprehensive insight into the regulations surrounding the design and installation of building systems. It provides valuable structural, fire-, and life- safety provisions that cover means of egress, interior finish requirements, roofs, seismic engineering, innovative construction technology, and occupancy classifications for all types of buildings except those which are detached one and two family homes and townhouses not more than 3 stories high. New code sections have been added to the 2015 IBC that cover rooftop mounted photovoltaic solar panels and all the content in the book is developed in the context of the broad-based principles that facilitate the use of new materials and building designs. The updates to this code make it an essential reference guide for anyone seeking a strong working knowledge of building systems.

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2018 International Building Code (International Code Council Series)

ISBN-10: 9781609837358
ISBN-13: 9781609837358
Publisher: ICC (distributed by Cengage Learning)
Author(s): International Code Council
Publication Date: 2017-09-13

This code applies to all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories. The 2018 IBC contains many important changes such as: Accessory storage spaces of any size are now permitted to be classified as part of the occupancy to which they are accessory. New...Read More

This code applies to all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories. The 2018 IBC contains many important changes such as: Accessory storage spaces of any size are now permitted to be classified as part of the occupancy to which they are accessory. New code sections have been introduced addressing medical gas systems and higher education laboratories. Use of fire walls to create separate buildings is now limited to only the determination of permissible types of construction based on allowable building area and height. Where an elevator hoistway door opens into a fire-resistance-rated corridor, the opening must be protected in a manner to address smoke intrusion into the hoistway. The occupant load factor for business uses has been revised to one occupant per 150 square feet. Live loads on decks and balconies increase the deck live load to one and one-half times the live load of the area served. The minimum lateral load that fire walls are required to resist is five pounds per square foot. Wind speed maps updated, including maps for the state of Hawaii. Terminology describing wind speeds has changed again with ultimate design wind speeds now called basic design wind speeds. Site soil coefficients now correspond to the newest generation of ground motion attenuation equations (seismic values). Five-foot tall wood trusses requiring permanent bracing must have a periodic special inspection to verify that the required bracing has been installed. New alternative fastener schedule for construction of mechanically laminated decking is added giving equivalent power-driven fasteners for the 20-penny nail. Solid sawn lumber header and girder spans for the exterior bearing walls reduce span lengths to allow #2 Southern Pine design values.

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The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling

ISBN-10: 1631868799
ISBN-13: 9781631868795
Publisher: Taunton Press
Author(s): Charlie Wing
Publication Date: 2018-01-23

Building a home is a complicated, precise, and labor-intensive process. From drawing a design to selecting the site to laying the foundation, building the frame, installing the plumbing, wiring, HVAC, and everything in between, there are countless opportunities for something to go wrong. So how...Read More

Building a home is a complicated, precise, and labor-intensive process. From drawing a design to selecting the site to laying the foundation, building the frame, installing the plumbing, wiring, HVAC, and everything in between, there are countless opportunities for something to go wrong. So how does a homeowner,  builder, or remodeler make sure that their project stays on track every step of the way? Having a copy of The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling, 4th Edition on hand is a great place to start.

This new edition has 48 pages of brand-new material―including new chapters on solar power and best-practice insulating―as well as the latest code information and updated sections on framing, sheathing, air sealing, and heating and cooling, enabling the reader to visualize exactly how to tackle any building project or problem. With 25 chapters, 688 pages, and a whopping 1,700 full-color illustrations and 300 quick-reference charts covering all aspects of home design and construction, this tome is the quintessential resource for home builders. As an added bonus, you can use it to hammer a nail if you leave your toolbelt at home.


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