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Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction (What’s New in Trades & Technology) 10th Edition$146.99
For courses in commercial construction.
A practical, well-rounded approach to modern construction principles and practices
Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction teaches students how to apply design theory to the construction process, providing crucial working knowledge for contractors managing subcontractors. Progressing from basic to advanced material, the text appears on the approved reference list for numerous states requiring contractors to pass licensing exams. Its flexible organization gives instructors the option of teaching each chapter on a standalone basis in a range of construction, architecture, and engineering courses. The 10th edition expands its discussion of practical applications in structural design projects and adds practice opportunities preparing students for licensing exams.
Carpentry & Building Construction, Student Edition, 2016 1st Edition$79.99
This newly revised edition includes content from McGraw-Hill Construction, where the professionals stay informed on the latest industry developments.
Gypsum Construction Handbook 7th Edition$44.99
Gypsum Construction Handbook has been the best reference for gypsum products and systems in the building industry. Throughout the years it has evolved and changed as the building industry itself has evolved and changed.
The fifth edition of the Gypsum Construction Handbook is a guide to good construction procedures for gypsum drywall, veneer plaster, cement board and conventional plaster construction. It contains the newest developments in products and systems including time-saving, lower-cost methods of installation to simplify and speed construction.
2015 International Building Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings$174.99
The scope of the International Building Code® (IBC®) includes all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.
Placing Reinforcing Bars 10th Edition$104.99
Placing Reinforcing Bars presents the best accepted current practices in placing reinforcing bars. It is written for apprentices, journeymen ironworkers, and inspectors. Definitive resource for preparing provisions in project specifications. Eighteen heavily illustrated chapters cover: materials, handling bars at the jobsite, general principles for bar placing, splicing, and tying; placing bars in footings, walls, columns, floors, roofs, pavements and highway structures; and coated reinforcing bars.
(ACI Code 318-14) Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete$236.99
The “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete” (“Code”) provides minimum requirements for the materials, design, and detailing of structural concrete buildings and, where applicable, nonbuilding structures. This Code addresses structural systems, members, and connections, including cast-in-place, precast, plain, nonprestressed, prestressed, and composite construction. Among the subjects covered are: design and construction for strength, serviceability, and durability; load combinations, load factors, and strength reduction factors; structural analysis methods; deflection limits; mechanical and adhesive anchoring to concrete; development and splicing of reinforcement; construction document information; field inspection and testing; and methods to evaluate the strength of existing structures. “Building Code Requirements for Concrete Thin Shells” (ACI 318.2) is adopted by reference in this Code.The Code user will find that ACI 318-14 has been substantially reorganized and reformatted from previous editions. The principal objectives of this reorganization are to present all design and detailing requirements for structural systems or for individual members in chapters devoted to those individual subjects, and to arrange the chapters in a manner that generally follows the process and chronology of design and construction. Information and procedures that are common to the design of members are located in utility chapters.
SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck (3rd Edition) Paperback$48.99
Manual of Construction with Steel Deck reviews good practice in Steel Deck Construction and serves as a safety primer for Contractors, Erectors, Architects, Engineers and Inspectors who are responsible for safe and proper field installation of steel deck.
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone Ninth Edition, Revised$137.99
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.
ACI CODE-530/530.1-13: Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures and Companion Commentaries$145.99
ACI 530/530.1-13, “Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures and Companion Commentaries,” is a joint document between ACI, The Masonry Society (TMS), and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Beginning with the 2016 edition of this document, TMS is solely responsible for the development of this document. The 2016 edition can be purchased through the ACI Store, as well as other historical editions.
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.
New Mexico GB 98 Tab Pack$105.99
PERMANENT TABS PACKAGE – This package includes permanent tabs for ALL references allowed to be used during the exam.