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Building Construction Illustrated, 5th Edition

Francis D.K. Ching and Frank Ching


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ISBN / EAN: 9781118458341
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BUIL1226 - Introduction to Buildings RMIT
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ISBN / EAN: 9781118458341
This textbook is prescribed for the following courses:
BUIL1226 - Introduction to Buildings RMIT
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ISBN: 9781118458341

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For over three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever, providing the latest information in Francis D.K. Ching's signature style.

Publisher Description

The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning For over three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever, providing the latest information in Francis D.K. Ching's signature style. Its rich and comprehensive approach clearly presents all of the basic concepts underlying building construction. New to this edition are digital enhancements delivered as an online companion to the print edition and also embedded in e-book editions. Features include a 3D model showing how building components come together in a final project. llustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings that present the state of the art in construction processes and materials Updated and revised to include the latest knowledge on sustainability, incorporation of building systems, and use of new materials Contains archetypal drawings that offer clear inspiration for designers and drafters Reflects the 2012 International Building Codes and 2012 LEED system This new edition of Building Construction Illustrated remains as relevant as ever, with the most current knowledge presented in a rich and comprehensive manner that does not disappoint.

Author Biography

Francis D.K. Ching is the bestselling author of numerous books on architecture and design, including Architecture: Form, Space, and Order, A Global History of Architecture, Architectural Graphics, A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, and Interior Design Illustrated, all published by Wiley. His works have been translated into over sixteen languages and are regarded as classics for their renowned graphic presentation. He is a registered architect and Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Table of Contents

Preface1 The Building Site2 The Building3 Foundation Systems4 Floor Systems5 Wall Systems6 Roof Systems7 Moisture & Thermal Protection8 Doors & Windows9 Special Construction10 Finish Work11 Mechanical & Electrical Systems'12 Notes on MaterialsA AppendixBibliographyIndex

Product Details

Author
Francis D.K. Ching, Frank Ching
Short Title
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION ILLUS W/
Pages
480
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
Edition Description
W/ Web Site
Language
English
Edition
5th
ISBN-10
1118458346
ISBN-13
9781118458341
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Illustrations
Yes
Residence
Seattle, WA, US
Country of Publication
United States
Year
2014
Audience
General/Trade
Publication Date
2014-02-07
Textbook
1