First published in 1937, as the second edition of a 1923 original, this book forms the third part 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 building processes found in volume two. 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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- Date Published: December 2013
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107645363
- length: 478 pages
- dimensions: 216 x 142 x 28 mm
- weight: 0.55kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. Brickwork and masonry
2. Structural iron and steel work
3. Steel framed and fire-resisting floors
4. Subsidiary metal construction
5. Structural design - introduction. Walls and foundations
6. Structural design - principles of beam design
7. Structural design - design and selection of beams
8. Structural design - moment of inertia and moment of resistance of unsymmetrical and compound sections
9. Structural design - design of stanchions, columns and struts
10. Structural design - stresses in framed structures
11. Structural design - plate girders
12. Permanent carpentry - roofs
13. Temporary carpentry - timbering, centering and shoring
14. Roof coverings - plain and pan tiling
15. External plumbers' work
16. Internal plumbers' work - water services and sanitary fittings
18. Joinery - doors, frames and finishings
19. Joinery - windows and skylights
20. Joinery - stairs
21. Joinery - internal fittings
23. Insulation of building structures
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