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- Full title: Construction Materials, Methods and Techniques: Building for a Sustainable Future, 5th Edition
- Edition: 5th
- Copyright year: 2022
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Author: Eva Kultermann; William P. Spence
- ISBN: 9780357513873, 9780357513880
- Format: PDF
Description of Construction Materials, Methods and Techniques: Building for a Sustainable Future, 5th Edition:
This comprehensive text provides a thorough overview of sustainable methods for site, residential and commercial building construction, covering both traditional and contemporary materials, current industry standards and new and emerging technologies. Organized according to the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) MasterFormat standards, the text follows a logical structure that charts the sequence of construction step-by-step from project inception to completion. Readers will find ample, up-to-date information on the latest industry advances and best practices, as well as relevant building codes, all within a dynamic, reader-friendly new design. This proven text can help your students gain a clear understanding of today’s construction materials, methods and techniques, providing a critical foundation for career success.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Table of Contents of Construction Materials, Methods and Techniques: Building for a Sustainable Future, 5th Edition PDF ebook:
Table of ContentsPrefaceDisclaimerDivision 00: Procurement and Contracting Requirements CSI MasterFormatDivision 01: General RequirementsChapter 01: The Construction Industry: An OverviewLearning ObjectivesConstruction: A Dynamic IndustryPre-Construction ActivitiesThe Project Delivery ProcessThe Construction ProcessConstruction Methods: Subcontractor AgreementsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 02: Regulatory Constraints, Standards, and Green Building Rating SystemsLearning ObjectivesThe Regulatory Environment-Zoning and CodesAmericans with Disabilities Act (ada)/Universal DesignStandard Development OrganizationsTrade AssociationsSustainable Design and Green Building Rating SystemsSustainable ConstructionReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 03: Properties of MaterialsLearning ObjectivesMaterial GroupsEnvironmentally Preferable Products (EPPS)Construction Methods: Composite MaterialsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesDivision 02: Existing Conditions CSI MasterFormatDivision 31: Earthwork CSI MasterFormatChapter 04: The Building SiteLearning ObjectivesSite AssessmentSite Work ActivitiesEarthworkConstruction Techniques: BlastingDewatering TechniquesUnderpinning TechniquesPavingSeismic ConsiderationsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 05: SoilsLearning ObjectivesTypes of SoilsSoil ClassificationSubsurface Soil TestingField Classification of SoilSoil Volume CharacteristicsSoil WaterSoil-Bearing CapacitiesSoil AlterationsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 06: FoundationsLearning ObjectivesFoundation DesignShallow FoundationsDeep FoundationsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesDivision 03: Concrete CSI MasterFormatChapter 07: ConcreteLearning ObjectivesPortland CementWaterConstruction Methods: Supplementary Cementing Materials (SCMs)AggregatesAdmixturesBasics of ConcreteConcrete DesignConcrete TestsEmerging Trends in ConcreteReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 08: Cast-in-Place ConcreteLearning ObjectivesBuilding CodesPreparing ConcreteTransporting, Handling, and Placing ConcreteFinishing ConcreteCuring ConcreteFormworkCast-in-Place Concrete ElementsCast-in-Place Concrete Framing SystemsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 09: Precast ConcreteLearning ObjectivesAdvantages of Precast Concrete UnitsBuilding CodesPre-Stressing Precast ConcretePrecast Concrete ElementsConnecting Precast UnitsErecting Precast ConcreteReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesDivision 04: Masonry CSI MasterFormatChapter 10: Mortars for Masonry WallsLearning ObjectivesMortar CompositionTypes of MortarProperties of Plastic MortarProperties of Hardened MortarColored MortarMortar in Cold WeatherSurface-Bonding MortarsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 11: Clay MasonryLearning ObjectivesClaysManufacturing Clay BricksClay Masonry UnitsMaterial Specifications for Clay MasonryProperties of Clay Brick and TileOther Fired Clay ProductsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 12: Concrete MasonryLearning ObjectivesManufacture of Concrete Masonry UnitsPhysical Properties of Concrete Masonry UnitsTypes of Concrete Masonry UnitsMaterial SpecificationsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 13: StoneLearning ObjectivesBasic Classifications of RockTypes and Uses of StoneQuarrying and Producing Natural StoneChoosing StoneManufactured StoneReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 14: Masonry ConstructionLearning ObjectivesMasonry WallsControl and Expansion JointsTypes of Masonry WallsBrick Masonry ColumnsMasonry Construction DetailsStone Masonry ConstructionStructural Clay Tile ConstructionEstimating Masonry MaterialsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesDivision 05: Metals CSI MasterFormatChapter 15: Ferrous MetalsLearning ObjectivesIronSteelmakingManufacturing Steel ProductsSteel Identification SystemsSteel and Steel AlloysStructural Steel ProductsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 16: Nonferrous MetalsLearning ObjectivesAluminumConstruction Materials: History of AluminumThe Hall-Héroult Electrolytic ProcessCopperBrassBronzeLeadSoldersTinTerneplateTitaniumNickelZincGalvanic CorrosionReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 17: Steel Frame ConstructionLearning ObjectivesStructural Steel DrawingsThe Steel FrameSteel Frame ConnectionsConstruction Methods: Fasteners for Metal-Building ConstructionThe Erection ProcessDeckingPre-Engineered Metal Building SystemsOther Steel Construction SystemsFire Protection of the Steel FrameReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesDivision 06: Wood, Plastics, and Composites CSI MasterFormatChapter 18: Wood, Plastics, and CompositesLearning ObjectivesTree SpeciesThe Structure of WoodWood DefectsLumber ManufacturingSeasoning LumberLumber SizesLumber Grading and TestingPhysical and Chemical Composition of WoodHygroscopic Properties of WoodConstruction Materials: Sustainable ForestryStructural Properties of WoodOther Properties of WoodPressure-Treated Wood and PlywoodFire-Retardant TreatmentsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 19: Products Manufactured from WoodLearning ObjectivesPlywood and Other Panel ProductsStructural Building ComponentsOther Products Manufactured from WoodReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 20: Wood and Metal Light Frame ConstructionLearning ObjectivesWood Framing and the Building CodesPreparing the SiteExcavationFoundations for Light Wood Frame ConstructionEvolution of Light Wood Frame ConstructionPlatform FramingWood TrussesConstruction Methods: Optimum Value EngineeringFasteners for Wood Frame ConstructionLight-Gauge Steel FramingReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 21: Heavy Timber ConstructionLearning ObjectivesBuilding CodesFire ResistanceTimber Frame ConstructionEngineered Timber Frame ConstructionConstruction Techniques: Metal FastenersReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 22: Finishing the Exterior and Interior of Light Wood Frame BuildingsLearning ObjectivesFinishing the ExteriorFinishing the InteriorInstalling InsulationInterior Finish CarpentryReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 23: PlasticsLearning ObjectivesMolecular Structure of PlasticAdditivesProperties of PlasticsManufacturing ProcessesPlastic Construction MaterialsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesDivision 07: Thermal and Moisture Protection CSI MasterFormatChapter 24: Thermal Insulation and Vapor BarriersLearning ObjectivesHeat TransferInsulation MaterialsConstruction Materials: SuperinsulationWater and Vapor ConsiderationsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 25: Bonding Agents, Sealers, and SealantsLearning ObjectivesBonding AgentsSealers for Exterior MaterialsSealantsWaterproofing Membranes and CoatingsConstruction Techniques: Waterproofing TipsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 26: Bituminous MaterialsLearning ObjectivesProperties of BitumensAsphaltOther Products Made with Bituminous MaterialsBituminous Roof CoveringsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 27: Roofing SystemsLearning ObjectivesBuilding CodesRoofing ComponentsLow-Slope Roof AssembliesSteep-Slope Roof AssembliesSteep-Slope Metal Roofing AssembliesCool RoofingConstruction Methods: Green RoofsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesDivision 08: Openings CSI MasterFormatChapter 28: GlassLearning ObjectivesTypes of GlassThe Manufacture of GlassProperties of Soda-Lime-Silica GlassHeat-Treating GlassFinishesPhysical Properties of Glazing SystemsGlass ProductsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivityAdditional ResourcesChapter 29: Doors, Windows, Entrances, and StorefrontsLearning ObjectivesDoorsDoor Operating and Material TypesDoor HardwareWindowsEntrances and StorefrontsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivityAdditional ResourcesChapter 30: Cladding SystemsLearning ObjectivesCladding Design ConsiderationsWater Management for Cladding SystemsMetal and Glass Curtain Wall SystemsMasonry, Stone, Eifs, and Metal Cladding SystemsSealing Joints for Cladding SystemsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesDivision 09: Finishes, Paints, and Coatings CSI MasterFormatChapter 31: Interior Finishes, Paints, and CoatingsLearning ObjectivesPerformace Criteria for Interior FinishesElectrical and Mechanical Systems IntegrationPaints and CoatingsFederal RegulationsComposition of CoatingsFactors Affecting CoatingsClear CoatingsOpaque CoatingsConstruction Techniques: Testing for Lead PaintSpecial-Purpose CoatingsStainsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 32: Acoustical MaterialsLearning ObjectivesSoundSound ControlAcoustical MaterialsConstruction TechniquesControlling Sound from VibrationsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 33: Interior Walls, Partitions, and CeilingsLearning ObjectivesFire-Resistant Interior AssembliesInterior Gypsum Wall PartitionsPlaster FinishesStructural Clay Tile PartitionsCeramic Tile-Wall FinishesWood-Product Wall FinishesCeiling ConstructionReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesChapter 34: FlooringLearning ObjectivesPerformance Criteria for FlooringHard-Surface FlooringWood FlooringSolid Wood FlooringResilient FlooringCarpetingCarpet ConstructionReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesDivision 10: Specialties CSI MasterFormatDivision 11: Equipment CSI MasterFormatDivision 12: Furnishings CSI MasterFormatChapter 35: Specialties, Equipment, and FurnishingsLearning ObjectivesResidential and Commercial EquipmentConstruction Materials: Security of ValuablesFurnishingsArtworkFabricsManufactured CaseworkWindow TreatmentFurniture and AccessoriesRugs and MatsMultiple SeatingInterior Plants and PlantersReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesDivision 13: Special Construction CSI MasterFormatChapter 36: Special ConstructionLearning ObjectiveSpecial Facility ComponentsSpecial-Purpose RoomsFabric and Membrane StructuresIntegrated AssembliesPre-Engineered StructuresWaste and Utilities SectionsMeasurement and Control InstrumentationReview QuestionsKey TermsActivityAdditional ResourcesDivision 14: Conveying Equipment CSI MasterFormatChapter 37: Conveying SystemsLearning ObjectivesElevator Code StandardsElevator ComponentsElevator CarsElevator TypesElectric Passenger ElevatorsHydraulic ElevatorsFreight ElevatorsObservation ElevatorsResidential ElevatorsAutomated Transfer SystemsWheelchair Lifts and Stair LiftsEscalatorsMoving Walks and RampsOther Conveying EquipmentConveyers and Pneumatic Tube SystemsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivityAdditional ResourcesDivision 21: Fire Suppression CSI MasterFormatChapter 38: Fire-Suppression SystemsLearning ObjectivesFire CodesFire and Smoke ManagementFire-Suppression SystemsDry Chemical SystemsManual Fire-Suppression SystemsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesDivision 22: Plumbing CSI MasterFormatChapter 39: Plumbing SystemsLearning ObjectivesPlumbing CodesPotable Water SupplyPotable Water Distribution SystemsGas Distribution SystemsPiping, Tubing, and FittingsValvesPipe InsulationWater Pipe SizingSanitary PipingResidential Sanitary PipingMultistory Building Sanitary Piping SystemsNon-Potable Water SystemsRoof DrainagePlumbing EquipmentWater HeatingConstruction Techniques: Solar Hot WaterPlumbing FixturesReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesDivision 23: Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning CSI MasterFormatChapter 40: Heating, Air-Conditioning, Ventilation, and RefrigerationLearning ObjectivesHVAC CodesHeat BalanceHeat TransferSensible and Latent HeatHuman ComfortVentilationFuel and Energy Used For HVACAir Heating EquipmentAir-Conditioning With Duct SystemsAll-Air Distribution SystemsTypes Of Duct SystemsForced-Air Duct SystemsSupply-Air Outlets and Return-Air Inlets for Warm-Air Heating SystemsHumidity ControlConstruction Materials: Building CommissioningHydronic (Hot Water) Heating SystemsPipe Systems for Water Heating and CoolingSteam Heating SystemsBoilersTerminal Equipment For Hot-Water and Steam-Heating SystemsChilled-Water Cooling Systems For Large BuildingsCentrifugal ChillersThe Absorption Chiller Refrigeration SystemPositive-Displacement ChillersEvaporative Air CoolersRadiant Heating And CoolingElectric Heating SystemsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesDivision 26: Electrical CSI MasterFormatChapter 41: Electrical Equipment and SystemsLearning ObjectivesElectrical LoadsBasics of ElectricityAC and DC CurrentPower and EnergyElectrical CodesElectric Power SourcesOn-Site Power GenerationElectrical SupplyElectrical Distribution Systems In BuildingsSwitchgear and SwitchboardsPanelboardsElectrical Power ConductorsRacewaysMetersMotor Control CentersTransformersSwitchesOvercurrent Protection DevicesLightingLighting-Related MeasurementsConstruction Materials: Choosing Light and ColorLighting SystemsLighting Control SystemsTypes of LampsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesDivision 28: Electronic Safety and Security CSI MasterFormatChapter 42: Electronic Signal and Security SystemsLearning ObjectivesAutomatic Fire Detection and Alarm SystemsSecurity SystemsElectronic Monitoring and ControlConstruction Techniques: Home Security SystemsTelecomunications and Data SystemsReview QuestionsKey TermsActivitiesAdditional ResourcesAppendix A: Level 2 Numbers and TitlesAppendix B: MasterFormatAppendix C: U.S. and Canadian Professional and Technical OrganizationsAppendix D: Metric InformationAppendix E: Weights of Building MaterialsAppendix F: Names and Atomic Symbols of Selected Chemical ElementsAppendix G: Coefficients of Thermal Expansion for Selected Construction MaterialsAppendix H: Conversion TablesGlossaryIndex