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Construction Databook, Second Edition

Construction Databook, Second Edition

By Sidney M. Levy

Stay on top of construction details and procedures with the help of this illustrated data handbook!

Price: $92.95
Product Code/ISBN: 9780071613576
Year: 2010
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 688
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional


This unique book offers fast access to hundreds of tables, charts, diagrams, and illustrations, covering all the components of construction utilized at a typical job site. This complete reference manual will provide you with a single source of specifications, codes, checklists, conversion factors, and "how-to" instructions for the most commonly used construction materials, including lumber, masonry, concrete, steel, doors, windows, hardware, and mechanical and electrical components.

Coverage inIcludes:

  • 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