Time-saver Details for Roof Design

Author: Steve Hardy

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 360

View: 254

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.

Time-Saver Details for Exterior Wall Design

Author: Fred Nashed

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional


Category: Architecture

Page: 278

View: 248

Draw and detail exterior walls with ease Accurately specifying and designing exterior walls can challenge even experieced architects. That's why you need Fred Nashed's Time-Saver Details for Exterior Wall Design. The most comprehensive single source available for hassle-free exterior wall construction, this plain-language guide offers easy-to-follow strategies for calculating loads and stresses--ranging from concrete and steel bearing walls to glass curtains--as well as expert tips and techniques for avoiding common problems and pitfalls. Regardless of your experience, you'll find authoritative data you can use right away to solve virtually any design challenge, such as: cost, durability, redundancy, and maintenance issues; selecting the most suitable products and systems; types of walls and windows; pros and cons of common wall assemblies; drafting methodology; defelection on wall panel and window frames; and much more.

Roofing Failures

Author: Carl G. Cash

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Architecture

Page: 272

View: 913

The book starts by setting out the duties of a building pathologist in the context of the modern roofing industry, defining failure and explaining its underlying causes. The main chapters then deal with the main specific types of failure: fire, shrinkage and roofing systems displacement, calendar shrinkage, foam insulation shrinkage and 'stretched' membranes, plasticizer migration, bitumen incompatibility, built-up roofing felt porosity, blistering, thermal insulation instability, foam insulation problems, torch applications, polymer dispersion, asphalt-glass fibre shingle splitting, lack of appropriate venting, problems with cool roofing and problems with organic fibre-portland cement shingles. The book concludes with an outline of the principal rules for long service life roofing.

Time-saver Standards

A Manual of Essential Architectural Data for Architects, Engineers, Designers, Builders, Draftsmen, and Other Technicians

Author: Architectural Record



Category: Architectural design

Page: 888

View: 729

Time Saver Standards for Architectural Design 8/E (EBOOK)

Technical Data for Professional Practice

Author: Michael Crosbie

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional


Category: Architecture

Page: 640

View: 873

Since its release in 1946, this has been one of the most widely recognized and respected resources for architects, engineers, and designers, bringing together the knowledge, techniques, and skills of some of the most well-known experts in the field. The new Eighth Edition takes a fresh, visual approach to the information architects need to access quickly, helping them save time and money by assuring they get it right the first time. Readers will find timely, new chapters on building security, natural disaster mitigation, building diagnostics, facility management, and much more.

Time-Saver Standards for Urban Design

Author: Donald Watson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Pub


Category: Architecture

Page: 960

View: 407

The foremost professional reference on the physical design of cities and urban places.

Time-saver Standards

A Handbook of Architectural Design

Author: John Hancock Callender



Category: Building

Page: 1299

View: 323

Home Rehab Handbook

Author: Steven Winter Associates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional


Category: Architecture

Page: 704

View: 109

* The architect's and contractor's A-Z one-stop resource for residential remodeling--detailed and heavily illustrated * Step-by-step practical instruction for every topic * Includes checklists, charts, specifications, resoures list, and product information guides * Covers accessibility, efficiency, and sustainability issues

Forensic Engineering

Proceedings of the Third Congress, October 19-21, 2003, San Diego, California

Author: Paul A. Bosela

Publisher: Amer Society of Civil Engineers


Category: Nature

Page: 580

View: 479

This collection contains 55 papers presented at the third Forensic Congress, held in San Diego, California, October 19-21, 2003.

Architect's Detail Library

Author: Fred A. Stitt

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company


Category: Architectural drawing

Page: 666

View: 803