Construction Materials, Methods and Techniques, 4th Edition
- William P. Spence
- Eva Kultermann
- ISBN-10: 1305086279
- ISBN-13: 9781305086272
- 960 Pages | Hardcover
- Previous Editions: 2011, 2007, 1998
- COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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PART I: INTRODUCTION.
1. The Construction Industry: An Overview.
2. Regulatory Constraints, Standards and Sustainability.
PART II: SITE CONSTRUCTION AND EARTHWORK.
3. Properties of Materials.
4. The Building Site.
PART III: CONCRETE AND MASONRY.
8. Cast-In-Place Concrete.
9. Precast Concrete.
10. Mortars for Masonry Walls.
11. Clay Brick and Tile.
12. Concrete Masonry.
14. Masonry Construction.
PART IV: METALS, WOOD AND PLASTICS.
15. Ferrous Metals.
16. Nonferrous Metals.
17. Steel Frame Construction.
19. Products Manufactured from Wood.
20. Wood and Metal Light Frame Construction.
21. Heavy Timber Construction.
22. Finishing the Exterior and Interior of Light Wood Frame Buildings.
PART V: THERMAL AND MOISTURE/OPENINGS/FINISHES.
24. Thermal Insulation and Vapor Barriers.
25. Bonding Agents, Sealers, and Sealants.
26. Bituminous Materials.
27. Roofing Systems.
29. Doors, Windows, Entrances, and Storefronts.
30. Cladding Systems.
31. Interior Finishes, Paints and Coatings
32. Acoustical Materials.
33. Interior Walls, Partitions, and Ceilings
35. Specialties, Equipment and Furnishings
36. Special Construction
37. Conveying Systems.
38. Fire-Suppression Systems.
39. Plumbing Systems.
40. Heating, Air-Conditioning, Ventilation, And Refrigeration.
41. Electrical Equipment And Systems.
42. Electronic Safety and Security.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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