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Building Design and Construction sixth Version Handbook
Editors of Building Design and Construction Handbook
Frederick S. Merritt (deceased) was a consulting engineer for a few years, withexperience in constructing and bridge design, structural evaluation, and development administration.
A Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a Senior Member of ASTM, he was a former senior editor of Engineering Information-File and an writer/editor of many books, together with McGraw-Hill’s Commonplace Handbook for Civil Engineers and Structural Metal Designer’s Handbook.
Jonathan T. Ricketts is a consulting engineer with broad expertise normally civil engineering environmental design and development administration.
A registered engineer in a number of states, he’s an lively member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Nationwide Society of Skilled Engineers, the American Water Works Affiliation, and is co-editor of McGraw-Hill’s Commonplace Handbook for Civil Engineers.
Building Design and Construction Contents
- Part 1 System Fundamentals
- Part 2 The Building Staff-Managing the Building Course of
- Part 3 Safety in opposition to Hazards
- Part 4 Building Supplies
- Part 5 Structural Principle
- Part 6 Soil Mechanics and Foundations
- Part 7 Structural Metal Construction
- Part 8 Chilly-Fashioned Metal Construction
- Part 9 Concrete Construction
- Part 10 Wooden Construction
- Part 11 Wall, Flooring, and Ceiling Techniques
- Part 12 Roof Techniques
- Part 13 Heating, Air flow, and Air Conditioning
- Part 14 Plumbing—Water-Provide, Sprinkler, and Wastewater Techniques
- Part 15 Electrical Techniques
- Part 16 Vertical Circulation
- Part 17 Construction Mission Administration
- Part 18 Communications Techniques
- Part 19 Construction Price Estimating
Preface to Building Design and Construction Handbook
The sixth version of the Building Design and Construction Handbook maintains the unique aims of earlier editions which gained widespread acceptance amongst customers.
These aims are to offer in a single quantity a compendium of the very best of the present information and practices in constructing design and development.
This info can be of best use to those that need to make choices affecting the number of engineering supplies and development strategies.
Emphasis is positioned on basic rules and sensible purposes, with particular consideration to simplified procedures.
Frequent reference is made to different sources the place further authoritative info could also be obtained, corresponding to architectural and engineering societies, producers associations, and the Web.
An intensive index is offered to help the reader in finding matters inside the e-book. Many new contributors and sections have been added on this version to offer the reader with the newest developments and information within the constructing trade.
These developments embrace the enlargement of knowledge expertise and communication programs inside the constructing system, revisions to the wind and seismic loadings, and an enlargement of the data on fireplace sprinkler programs.
To current the mandatory info in a single quantity, out of date and less-important info within the earlier editions has been deleted.
The editor may be very grateful to the contributors, not just for their care, ability, and information utilized in making ready the sections but in addition for his or her appreciable sacrifices of non-public time to organize the sections.
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