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Construction Databook: Construction Materials and Equipment

Construction Databook: Construction Materials and Equipment
By Sidney Levy

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Up-to-Date Details on Construction Materials and Equipment

A thoroughly revised, all-inclusive compendium, Construction Databook, Second Edition contains hundreds of tables, specifications, charts, and illustrations covering all of the materials and equipment most frequently used at a typical job site. You'll find easy-to-access, practical information on application, selection, dimensions, and installation of all construction components. New details on sustainable materials and energy-saving options are also included. Ideal for both commercial and residential projects, this one-stop resource will help you run any construction job more efficiently and economically.

COVERAGE INCLUDES:

  • Soils, site utilities, and sitework equipment
  • Substructures
  • The building envelope
  • Carpentry, framing, drywall, and engineered wood projects
  • Fireproofing and soundproofing
  • Interior finishes--millwork, laminates, paint, and wall coverings
  • Doors and windows
  • Plumbing
  • Mechanical systems and equipment
  • Electrical
  • Useful tables, charts, and formulas


Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #2428077 in Books
  • Published on: 2010-03-05
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 11.20" h x 1.15" w x 8.70" l, 3.50 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 688 pages

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About the Author
Sidney M. Levy is an independent construction industry consultant with more than 40 years of experience in the profession.


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