Masonry Design and Detailing

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August 22, 2003


Electronic book text, 640 pages


0071433392 / 9780071433396

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Main description

* Detailed new and revised material reflects the modifications for IBC (International Building Code) 2000 Uniform Building Code, MSIC (Masonry Standard Joint Committee), Masonry Code, ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) standards, and materials, systems,and technology

* Covers all types of wall systems, unit and mortar selection,m component detailing, material specs, quality control testing, and more

Table of contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION Chapter 1: History and Development of Masonry Technology Chapter 2: Raw Materials and Manufacturing Processes PART 2: MASONRY PRODUCTS AND ACCESSORIES Chapter 3: Clay and Ceramic Products Chapter 4: Cementitious Masonry Units Chapter 5: Natural Stone Chapter 6: Mortar and Grout Chapter 7: Masonry Accessories PART 3: BUILDING SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS Chapter 8: Wall Types and Properties Chapter 9: Movement and Moisture Control Chapter 10: Masonry Walls and Veneers Chapter 11: Lintels and Arches Chapter 12: Structural Masonry Chapter 13: Foundation and Retaining Walls Chapter 14: Masonry Paving and Fireplaces PART 4: CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE Chapter 15: Installation and Workmanship Chapter 16: Masonry Cleaning and Restoration Chapter 17: Quality Assurance and Quality Control Chapter 18: Specifications and Field Observation APPENDIX A: GLOSSARY APPENDIX B: ASTM REFERENCE STANDARDS BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX

Author comments

Christine Beall has more than 25 years' experience in the design, specification, and construction of a broad range of building types. A resident of Austin, Texas, she is a specialist in loadbearing and veneer masonry systems, stucco and EIFS, cladding systems, joint sealants, building envelope mold and moisture problems, and vapor condensation analysis.

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Covering an unprecedented range of materials, technologies, and regulations, Masonry Design and Detailing is an essential resource for architects and masonry contractors. Completely updated, this hands-on guide features insight on the complete range of masonry topics: wall systems, unit and mortar selection, component detailing, building code compliance, and much, much more. Plus, you get discussions on a host of topical issues, including:

* ASTM standards
* MSJC Code (ACI 530)
* International Building Code Requirements (New)
* New drainage accessories
* Residential foundation requirements (New)
* Masonry bracing standards (New)
* Barrier, drainage and rain screen walls (New)
* Window flashing details (New)
* More than 80 new illustrations
* And much more!

Detailed enough for the working professional -- and still appropriate for the apprentice -- Masonry Design and Detailing provides hundreds of illustrations to maximize your understanding of these critical issues. When it comes to quality masonry, this book should be at the foundation of your work.

Copyright 2014 McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC


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