Encyclopedia of Construction Methods & MaterialsBook - 2000
It's the only book you'll ever need on home construction. Inside this gigantic manual, with more than 900 diagrams, illustrations and photos, and over 600 pages of information, are all the major methods of construction, following professional classifications. Hundreds of topics extend from general requirements so important for architects, engineers, and contractors; through analyses of building sites; to the mechanics of fire protection, plumbing, valves, insulation, and refrigeration. In-depth studies cover construction materials and special construction. Plus : conveying systems, mechanical systems--the list goes on!
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