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Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, 8th Edition

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This classic book provides an overview of the methods, equipment, and materials used in the construction of large commercial buildings. It makes an excellent source of general information—complete with diagrams, details, photographs, and worked examples of typical construction calculations such as earth moving calculation, formwork calculations, concrete pressures, and insulation values for building components. Revised content in this new 8th edition includes additional examples and homework problems for a complete review, superior illustrations, added video clips to the ancillary materials, and much, much more!

Table of Contents

Chapter One            Site Investigation

Chapter Two            Site Layout             

Chapter Three          Excavations and Excavating Equipment    

Chapter Four            Site Development and Services

Chapter Five             Foundations   

Chapter Six               Formwork   

Chapter Seven          Concrete Work   

Chapter Eight            Structural Timber Frame  

Chapter Nine             Reinforced Concrete Frame    

Chapter Ten              Structural Steel Frame   

Chapter Eleven          Floor Systems and Industrial Flooring   

Chapter Twelve         Roof Systems and Industrial Roofing  

Chapter Thirteen       Masonry Construction          

Chapter Fourteen      Curtain Wall Construction   

Chapter Fifteen         Building Insulation   

Chapter Sixteen        Finishing  

Glossary of Terms  


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