Basic Construction Materials: Methods and Testing

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9780130595850: Basic Construction Materials: Methods and Testing

This book is an in-depth introduction covering some of the basic materials used in construction.

Thorough coverage of industry standards provides preparation for further study in construction methods, specification writing, design methods, and so forth. Contains coverage of the most widely used construction materials, such as aggregates, asphalt, asphalt concrete, portland cement concrete, masonry, iron, steel, and wood.

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Here is a revised edition of a classic text presenting in-depth coverage of the most important materials used in the construction industry: aggregates, asphalt, asphalt concrete, masonry, Portland cement, Portland cement concrete, ferrous metals, and wood. In addition, industry standards from the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), the American Concrete Institute (ACI), and the Engineered Wood Association are included.

Key features of this new edition:

  • New illustration and problems.
  • Updated to reflect the latest research on the construction materials covered.
  • Metric information for those engaged in international work, U.S. government work, or any job requiring metric analysis.
  • Includes the latest industry standards from ASTM and ACI.
  • New charts on volume and area calculations.

From the Back Cover:

This new edition of a classic presents in-depth coverage of the most important materials used in the construction industry—aggregates, asphalt, asphalt concrete, masonry, Portland cement, Portland cement concrete, ferrous metals, and wood. Metric information is included for those engaged in international work, U.S. government work, or any job requiring metric analysis. The text reflects the latest industry standards and fully prepares students for entry into the construction industry or for further study in construction methods.

Some of the key features include:
  • Current industry standards from ASTM and ACI.
  • New illustrations and examples.

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