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Erector’s Manual: Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Precast Concrete Products Paperback$35.99
Erectors’ Manual, Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Precast Concrete Products, is intended to provide standards (shown in boldface) and corresponding guidelines (commentary) for the erection of plant-produced precast and prestressed concrete products, and to establish a level of quality that will be recognized and respected by the construction industry.
Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning (Level 1: Field fundamentals) [Spiral-bound]$96.99
Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning – Level 1 Field Fundamentals is used in conjunction with PTI’s Level 1 Field Fundamentals training program. Provides guidance for field personnel involved in inspection, installation, stressing and finishing of unbonded single strand tendons and barrier cables. Latest edition has been updated to include expanded inspection checklist, information re. slab-on-ground installation and a glossary of PT terms presented in both English and Spanish.
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 17th edition$139.99
This Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 17th edition, presents the properties of concrete as needed in concrete construction, including strength and durability. All concrete ingredients (cementing materials, water, aggregates, admixtures, and fibers) are reviewed for their optimal use in designing and proportioning concrete mixtures. Applicable ASTM, AASHTO, and ACI standards are referred to extensively. The use of concrete from design to batching, mixing, transporting, placing, consolidating, finishing, and curing is addressed. Concrete sustainability, along with special concretes, including high-performance concretes, are also reviewed.
Formwork for Concrete – 8th edition$215.99
The 8th Edition, authored by David W. Johnston, North Carolina State University, is a major revision of the document to bring it up-to-date with “Guide to Formwork for Concrete (ACI 347R-14).” Revisions include referencing current standards and practices, removing outdated or irrelevant material, adding content on new developments in formwork technology and practice, and updating the look and layout of the document.
ACI 318-11 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete$236.99
ACI 318 is a must-have standard for all professionals engaged in concrete design, construction, and inspection, containing the latest code requirements for structural concrete. The companion commentary, in a side-by-side column format to match the corresponding code requirements, provides background information for code provisions.
Sports Field Design, Construction, and Maintenance 3rd Edition$133.99
Sports Fields: Design, Construction, and Maintenance, Third Edition is a blueprint for field managers, designers, and builders for successful sports field projects.
Code Check Commerical$25.99
For the first time, Code Check has created a guide to commercial inspections, including building types, setbacks, fire separation, egress, soils, concrete, glazing, fire protection, plumbing, commercial kitchens, water heaters, electrical safety, switchge
Foundations and Concrete Work$37.99
Quality construction begins with a strong, sturdy, foundation. Whether building a new home, adding an addition, or doing major renovations and repairs, this book is filled with expert advice from engineers, contractors, and remodelers that can save you time and money, as you learn from their mistakes. You’ll find how to troubleshoot and correct common masonry mistakes, how to use concrete in the home landscape, and how to build a foundation that will last and resists the forces of nature and time to provide a sturdy base to build on.
Builder’s Guide to Drainage and Retaining Walls$62.99
Creating an adequate drainage system is the critical first step in most construction projects. Retaining walls are integral to the design plan, when used to achieve level grade. These two topics are interrelated, and this book provides a complete introduction to doing both right. Here you’ll find the data you need on average rainfall and runoff requirements so you can figure gutters, downspouts and roof drainage, and install appropriate waterproofing and dampproofing in basements and crawlspaces. The book gives details for determining slope drainage, doing the grading, complying with street drainage requirements, and dealing with lots with septic systems. Many types of retaining wall are covered, including modular unit walls, bin and crib walls, and more. Also provides tables for estimating concrete quantities for both poured-in-place and masonry and concrete walls. Includes detailed recommendations for retaining walls in most of the situations you’re likely to encounter. Includes a CD-ROM that brings you the entire book in an Adobe PDF file, for jobsite reference and quick word search. (This file has no print capability.) A second PDF file includes 100 sample details you can print and carry along on jobs.
BNi General Construction Costbook 2021 Edition$135.99
The most comprehensive and accurate cost coverage for all aspects of construction.
Concrete Construction Level 2, 2nd edition$146.99
Completely updated and revamped, NCCER: ConcreteConstruction Level 2, 2e
Concrete and Formwork$22.99
This practical manual has all the information you need to select and pour the right mix for the job, lay out the structure, choose the right form materials, design and build the forms, and finish and cure the concrete. Nearly 100 pages of step-by-step instructions show how to construct and erect most types of site-fabricated wood forms used in residential construction.
This full-color text provides a comprehensive overview of the tools, materials, and practices commonly used in the concrete industry. The content areas covered correlate with the established apprenticeship training programs. The information presented in…
Build Smarter with Alternative Materials$35.99
New building products are coming out almost every week. Some of them may become new standards, as sheetrock replaced lath and plaster some years ago. Others are little more than a gimmick.
To write this manual, the author researched hundreds of product
Concrete Formwork, 5th Edition$104.99
Concrete Formwork provides valuable information on the construction and safe assembly and disassembly of formwork for residential, light commercial, and heavy commercial structures. Various aspects of concrete construction methods are presented in sequence, from site preparation through concrete placement and stripping forms.
West Virginia Concrete Contractor Exam Prep Complete Package$592.95
The West Virginia Concrete Contractor Exam Prep Complete Package includes:
- The West Virginia Concrete Contractor Exam Prep Course
- 2018 International Building Code (International Code Council Series) 1st Edition
- 2018 International Building Code Tabs
- The Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th Edition
- Carpentry & Building Construction, Student Edition, 2016 1st Edition
Concrete at Home$34.99
Build artistic custom concrete floors, cabinets, countertops, sinks, dividers, fireplaces, mantlepieces and more. In the pages of this 216-page, four-color book you’ll find hundreds of ideas for ways to use concrete on the job.