This volume enables architects and contractors to quickly compare available architectural components and systems so they can easily select the most time- and cost-efficient roof system for any building need. Features standard dimensions and specifications for each type of major roofing system, complete with coverage of relevant building codes and liability issues.
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You fast one-stop guide for designing and specifying commercial roofing systems. With the help of this practical guide, ou can now evaluate, design, and specify even your most intricate roofing jobs--quickly and cost-effectively. The book offers you concise design information, together with extensive graphic design and construction details. The design and specifications of major roof systems are made easy and more accurate with the help of this guide. Time-Saver Details for roof Design functions as an additional member of your design team. EAch chapter gives novice and experienced practitioners easy access to specific desing information. Extensive cross-referencing provides for quick comparison of different systems. The book allows you to look up a particular type of roof for a specific application. . .helps you determine the design and required construction details. . .and then directs you in the specification writing process. You'll find complete information on materials and systems such as roof decks. . .asphalt built-up roofing. . .coal tar pitch systems and materials. . .coating, surfacing, and adhesives. . .roof felts. . .roof insulation. . .modified bitumens. . .metal roofing. . .roof flashings. . .and industry standards. Packed with handy charts, tables, and drawings, this vital design tool also offers you step-by-step guidance on system evaluation and selection, design parameters, maintenance and repair, as well as providing design aids such as flowcharts, specifications outlines, checklists, calculations and formulas, and roof survey and analysis procedures. In addition, the book contains expert advice on the use of key contract phrases and clauses that can greatly reduce design liability and increase quality control during construction.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11007026368X