This fifth edition offers engineers, architects, contractors and other building professionals a concise, authoritative guide to modern building design and construction. It presents step-by-step descriptions of building design and construction techniques, offers good-practice suggestions and proposes many ideas for saving time and money in design and construction tasks. The handbook features current information on building systems; protection against hazards; structural theory; construction management; estimating construction costs; the building team; structural steel construction; concrete design and construction; heating, ventilation and air conditioning; electrical systems; plumbing; roof systems; surveying; soil mechanics and foundations; wall, floor and ceiling systems; vertical circulation; cold-formed steel construction; building materials; and wood construction. This edition features significant changes in design and construction practices, especially in building codes and specifications for structural materials. It also contains 685 detailed illustrations, useful definitions of terms used by the various building trades, as well as an appendix of factors for conversion to SI units. The design and construction information contained in the book should enable building professionals to make the most of new techniques, materials and equipment, thus improving their competitive advantage.
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THE ALL-IN-ONE DESIGN AND CONTRUCTION CLASSIC Keep projects on time, on target, and up to code *Building professionals’ favorite single-source reference *The most authoritative and comprehensive handbook available *Helps you work better, faster, and smarter *Covers newest materials, methods, systems, and specifications Find the answers you need quickly. Answering questions, simplifying planning, and cutting costs for more than 40 years, this classic resource places all mission-critical information within easy reach. Architects, engineers, and contractors open Building Design and Construction Handbook when they want: *Most effective and efficient methods and materials *Current building codes, NFPA requirements, and legal standards *Details and specifics on technical standards, systems, materials, theories, and procedures in related fields *Avoidance of construction halts, glitches, and change orders resulting from errors and omissions *Latest seismic and wind design criteria *Best methods in use today Data, design tips, and standards—all in one placeAbout the Author:
Frederick S. Merritt (deceased) was a consulting engineer for many years, with experience in building and bridge design, structural analysis, and construction management. A Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a Senior Member of ASTM, he was a former senior editor of Engineering News-Record and an author/editor of many books, including McGraw-Hill’s Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers and Structural Steel Designer’s Handbook. Jonathan T. Ricketts is a consulting engineer with broad experience in general environmental design and construction management. A registered engineer in several states, he is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers, and the Solid Waste Association of North America.
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