Architect's Handbook of Construction Detailing

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 22, 2009 - Architecture - 480 pages
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Significantly updated with revisions to nearly all 200-plus details, this second edition of Architect's Handbook of Construction Detailing provides architects, engineers, interior designers, contractors, and other building professionals with all of the common construction details, materials information, and detailing concepts used throughout the industry. The information can be used as is or modified to fit individual project designs. Each of book's seven sections -- formatted to follow the new six-digit CSI MasterFormat system -- contains details and related information, including descriptions, detailing considerations, material requirements, installation requirements, tolerance coordination, and likely failure points. Additionally, SI (metric) equivalents have been added to all dimensions.
 

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Contents

CONCRETE DETAILS
1
LIST OF TABLES
34
MASONRY DETAILS
55
Table 21 Maximum Horizontal Spacing of Vertical Control Joints in Exterior
56
Table 23 Maximum Glass Block Panel Sizes Based on International Building
111
Table 25 Average Coefficients of Thermal Expansion of Building Materials
118
Table 26 Weights of Building Stone
127
METAL DETAILS
143
THERMAL AND MOISTURE PROTECTION
203
Table 51 Insulation Requirements for SlabsonGrade
213
Table 54 Minimum Thicknesses of Gravel Stops in mm
286
Table 59 Comparative Properties of Sealants
293
DOOR AND WINDOW DETAILS
297
FINISH DETAILS
347
Table 71 Maximum Stud Heights
354
Table 72 Recommended Ceramic Tile Expansion Joint Width and Spacing
381

Table 31 Open Web Steel Joists Series
157
WOOD DETAILS
169
Table 41 Materials and Thicknesses for Cabinet Components
193
Standards Titles
415
CSI SixDigit Number Index
432
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David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, a registered architect, has owned Architectural Research Consulting since 1981. The consulting firm provides applied research, technical advice, specifications, and information management services to architects, interior designers, and others in the construction industry. Since 1987, Ballast has been an instructor in interior construction and basic drafting at Arapahoe Community College. He is the author of a number of books on construction technology, including Handbook of Construction Tolerances, Second Edition (Wiley).

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