Comprehensive in nature, this newly updated book extensively explores construction materials and properties, as well as current methods of residential and commercial building construction. Revisions reflect changes based on the 2004 Edition of Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) MasterFormat? and follow the logical sequence of a construction project. The Second Edition is complete with current information including new technologies, products and product upgrades, from hundreds of manufacturers and professional and trade organizations, and references building codes and standards relating to various construction materials and methods.Figure 31.46 The unit curtain wall system: 1. anchor, 2. preassembled framed curtain wall unit. (Courtesy American Architectural Manufacturers Association, from Aluminum Curtain Wall Design Guide Manual) The unit-and-mullion system usesanbsp;...
|Title||:||Construction Methods, Materials, and Techniques|
|Author||:||William Perkins Spence|
|Publisher||:||Delmar Pub - 2006|