Building Construction By Madan Mehta

” Building Construction ”
Principles, Materials, and Systems
Second Edition By Madan Mehta, Walter Scarborough and Diane Armpriest

Building Construction

Building Construction Contents

  1. AN OVERVIEW OF THE BUILDING DELIVERY PROCESS (HOW BUILDINGS COME INTO BEING)
  2. CONSTRUCTION REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS
  3. LOADS ON BUILDINGS
  4. LOAD RESISTANCE (THE STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS)
  5. PROPERTIES OF THE ENVELOPE–I (THERMAL PROPERTIES)
  6. PROPERTIES OF THE ENVELOPE–II (AIR AND WATER VAPOR CONTROL)
  7. FIRE-RELATED PROPERTIES
  8. ACOUSTICAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS
  9. PRINCIPLES OF JOINTS AND SEALANTS (EXPANSION AND CONTRACTION CONTROL)
  10. PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION
  11. SOILS AND EXCAVATIONS
  12. BELOW-GRADE CONSTRUCTION (FOUNDATION SYSTEMS AND BASEMENTS)
  13. MATERIALS FOR WOOD CONSTRUCTION–I (LUMBER)
  14. MATERIALS FOR WOOD CONSTRUCTION–II (ENGINEERED WOOD PRODUCTS, FASTENERS, AND CONNECTORS)
  15. WOOD LIGHT-FRAME CONSTRUCTION–I
  16. WOOD LIGHT-FRAME CONSTRUCTION–II
  17. STRUCTURAL INSULATED PANEL CONSTRUCTION
  18. MATERIAL STEEL AND STEEL COMPONENTS
  19. STRUCTURAL STEEL CONSTRUCTION
  20. COLD-FORMED (LIGHT-GAUGE) STEEL CONSTRUCTION
  21. LIME, PORTLAND CEMENT, AND CONCRETE
  22. CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION–I (FORMWORK, REINFORCEMENT, AND SLABS-ON-GROUND)
  23. CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION–II (SITE-CAST AND PRECAST CONCRETE FRAMING SYSTEMS)
  24. MASONRY MATERIALS–I (MORTAR AND BRICK)
  25. MASONRY MATERIALS–II (CONCRETE MASONRY UNITS, NATURAL STONE, AND GLASS MASONRY UNITS)
  26. MASONRY AND CONCRETE BEARING WALL CONSTRUCTION
  27. EXTERIOR WALL CLADDING–I (PRINCIPLES OF RAINWATER INFILTRATION CONTROL)
  28. EXTERIOR WALL CLADDING–II (MASONRY, PRECAST CONCRETE, AND GFRC)
  29. EXTERIOR WALL CLADDING–III (STUCCO, ADHERED VENEER, EIFS, NATURAL STONE, AND INSULATED METAL PANELS)
  30. GLASS, GLAZING, AND LIGHTTRANSMITTING PLASTICS
  31. WINDOWS AND DOORS
  32. EXTERIOR WALL CLADDING–IV (WALL SYSTEMS IN GLASS)
  33. ROOFING–I (LOW-SLOPE ROOFS)
  34. ROOFING–II (STEEP ROOFS)
  35. STAIRS
  36. FLOOR COVERINGS
  37. CEILINGS
  38. APPENDIX A • SI SYSTEM AND U.S. SYSTEM OF UNITS
  39. APPENDIX B • PRELIMINARY SIZING OF STRUCTURAL MEMBERS
  40. GLOSSARY
  41. REFERENCES
  42. INDEX
  43. ANSWERS TO QUIZZES (INSIDE OF BACK COVER)

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