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Architectural Building Construction
A Text Book for the Architectural and Building Student

Volume 2


  • Date Published: December 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107687431

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  • First published in 1936, as the second edition of a 1922 original, this book forms part two of a three-volume series on the area of architectural building construction. The text presents a discussion of the elements of construction in two different types of structure, developing the examination of basic building processes found in volume one. The structures discussed are 'A semi-detached suburban house' and 'A town warehouse'. Numerous illustrative figures are incorporated throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of architecture and the building process.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: December 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107687431
    • length: 420 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.53kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    General preface
    Preface to volume 2
    Description of the buildings selected for study
    1. Brickwork. Foundations and basement walls
    2. Brickwork. Construction of walls
    3. Fireplace and chimney construction
    4. Masonry. Stairs
    5. Masonry. General design and construction
    6. Structural iron and steel work. Bressummers and lintols
    7. Structural steel framed and fire-resisting floors
    8. Structural roofs
    9. Subsidiary metal constructions
    10. Stresses in framed structures
    11. Permanent carpentry. Timber floors and roofs
    12. Partitions. Timber and patents forms
    13. Temporary carpentry
    14. Roof coverings. Plain tiling
    15. External plumbers' work
    16. Joinery. Doors
    17. Joinery. Windows and skylights
    18. Joinery. Stairs
    19. Joinery. Internal fittings (glazed screens and partitions
    20. Plastering, and wall and floor tiling
    21. Glazing and painting
    22. Materials used in building construction.

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    Walter R. Jaggard, Francis E. Drury

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