Construction Materials, Methods and Techniques, 4th Edition

Book Description

Explore the most up-to-date green and sustainable methods for residential and commercial building construction as well as the latest materials, standards, and practices with CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, METHODS AND TECHNIQUES: BUILDING FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, 4E. This comprehensive book's logical, well-structured format follows the natural sequence of a construction . The book is the only one organized based on the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Masterformat standards. You will find the most current industry developments and standards as well as latest relevant building codes within a dynamic new . A wealth of comprehensive learning resources, including MindTap™ Personal Learning Experience, ensure a solid understanding of today's construction materials, methods and techniques that is critical for ongoing industry success.

Table of Contents

Division 00: Procurement and Contracting Requirements CSI Master Format
Division 01: General Requirements
Ch 1: The Construction Industry: An Overview
Ch 2: Regulatory Constraints, Standards, and Sustainability
Ch 3: Properties of Materials
Division 02: Existing Conditions CSI MasterFormat
Division 03: Earthwork CSI MasterFormat
Ch 4: The Building Site
Ch 5: Soils
Ch 6: Foundations
Division 03: Concrete CSI MasterFormat
Ch 7: Concrete
Ch 8: Cast-in-Place Concrete
Ch 9: Pre-Cast Concrete
Division 04: Masonry CSI MasterFormat
Ch 10: Mortars for Masonry Walls
Ch 11: Clay Masonry
Ch 12: Concrete Masonry
Ch 13: Stone
Ch 14: Masonry Construction
Division 05: Metals CSI MasterFormat
Ch 15: Ferrous Metals
Ch 16: Nonferrous Metals
Ch 17: Steel Frame Construction
Division 06: Wood, Plastics, and Composites CSI MasterFormat
Ch 18: Wood, Plastics, and Composites
Ch 19: Products Manufactured from Wood
Ch 20: Wood and Metal Light Frame Construction
Ch 21: Heavy Timber Construction
Ch 22: Finishing the Exterior and Interior of Light Wood Frame Buildings
Ch 23: Plastics
Division 07: Thermal and Moisture Protection CSI MasterFormat
Ch 24: Thermal Insulation and Vapor Barriers
Ch 25: Bonding Agents, Sealers, and Sealants
Ch 26: Bituminous Materials
Ch 27: Roofing Systems
Division 08: Openings CSI MasterFormat
Ch 28: Glass
Ch 29: Doors, Windows, Entrances, and Storefronts
Ch 30: Cladding Systems
Division 09: Finishes, Paints, and Coatings CSI MasterFormat
Ch 31: Interior Finishes, Paints, and Coatings
Ch 32: Acoustical Materials
Ch 33: Interior Walls, Partitions, and Ceilings
Ch 34: Flooring
Division 10: Specialties CSI MasterFormat
Division 11: Equipment CSI MasterFormat
Division 12: Furnishings CSI MasterFormat
Ch 35: Specialties, Equipment, and Furnishings
Division 13: Special Construction CSI MasterFormat
Ch 36: Special Construction
Division 14: Conveying Equipment CSI MasterFormat
Ch 37: Conveying Systems
Division 21: Fire Suppression CSI MasterFormat
Ch 38: Fire-Suppression Systems
Division 22: Plumbing CSI MasterFormat
Ch 39: Plumbing Systems
Division 23: Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning CSI MasterFormat
Ch 40: Heating, Air-Conditioning, Ventilation, and Refrigeration
Division 26: CSI MasterFormat
Ch 41: Electrical Equipment and Systems
Division 28: Electronic and Security CSI MasterFormat
Ch 42: Electronic and Security Systems
Appendix A: Level 2 Numbers and Titles
Appendix B: MasterFormat
Appendix C: U.S. and Canadian Professional and Technical Organizations
Appendix D: Metric
Appendix E: Weights of Building Materials
Appendix F: Names and Atomic Symbols of Selected Chemical Elements
Appendix G: Coefficients of Thermal Expansion for Selected Construction Materials
Appendix H: Conversion Tables

Book Details

  • Title: Construction Materials, Methods and Techniques, 4th Edition
  • Author: ,
  • Length: 960 pages
  • Edition: 4
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2016-01-25
  • ISBN-10: 1305086279
  • ISBN-13: 9781305086272
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