Building Design and Construction Handbook (Building Design & Construction Handbook)

 
9780070419995: Building Design and Construction Handbook (Building Design & Construction Handbook)

This handbook aims to cover every important step in building, design and construction. This edition reflects the changes in design and construction practices, particularly in building codes and specifications. It covers materials, structures, soil mechanics, foundations and includes the International Building Code 2000.

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THE ALL-IN-ONE DESIGN AND CONTRUCTION CLASSIC

Keep projects on time, on target, and up to code

-Building professionals' favorite single-source reference
-The most authoritative and comprehensive handbook available
-Helps you work better, faster, and smarter
-Covers newest materials, methods, systems, and specifications

Find the answers you need quickly.

Answering questions, simplifying planning, and cutting costs for more than 40 years, this classic resource places all mission-critical information within easy reach. Architects, engineers, and contractors open Building Design and Construction Handbook when they want:

-Most effective and efficient methods and materials
-Current building codes, NFPA requirements, and legal standards
-Details and specifics on technical standards, systems, materials, theories, and procedures in related fields
-Avoidance of construction halts, glitches, and change orders resulting from errors and omissions
-Latest seismic and wind design criteria
-Best methods in use today

Data, design tips, and standards'all in one place

About the Author:

Frederick S. Merritt (deceased) was a consulting engineer for many years, with experience in building and bridge design, structural analysis, and construction management. A Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a Senior Member of ASTM, he was a former senior editor of Engineering News-Record and an author/editor of many books, including McGraw-Hill's Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers and Structural Steel Designer's Handbook.

Jonathan T. Ricketts is a consulting engineer with broad experience in general environmental design and construction management. A registered engineer in several states, he is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers, and the Solid Waste Association of North America.

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