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Modern Construction Handbook.

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Author/Creator:
Watts, Andrew.
Edition:
4th ed.
Publication:
Basel/Berlin/Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (505 pages)
Subjects:
Building -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Intro
CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
Introduction to fourth edition
Structure and envelope
Parametric design
1. MATERIALS
1. Steel
Production
Performance
Applications
2. Aluminium
Production
Performance
Applications
3. Copper, zinc and lead
Production
Performance
Applications
4. Stone
Production
Performance
Applications
5. Glass
Production
Performance
6. Concrete
Production
Performance
Applications
7. Fibre reinforced concrete
Production
Performance
Applications
8. Ceramics
Production
Performance
Applications
9. Timber
Production
Performance
Applications
10. Polymers
Production
Performance
11. Material testing
Testing of building materials
2. WALLS
Trends in facade design
Generic wall types
Metal
1. Sheet metal
2. Profiled cladding
3. Composite panels
4. Rainscreens
5. Mesh screens
6. Louvre screens
Glass systems
1. Stick systems
2. Unitised glazing
3. Clamped glazing
4. Bolt fixed glazing
5. Glass blocks and channels
6. Steel windows
7. Aluminium windows
8. Timber windows
1. Cast in-situ
2. Storey height panels
3. Small precast panels
Masonry
1. Loadbearing walls
2. Cavity walls Brick
Stone and block
3. Cladding
4. Rainscreens
Fibre reinforced polymers
1. FRP cladding
2. FRP rainscreens
Timber
1. Timber frame
2. Cladding panels
3. ROOFS
Trends in roof design
Metal roofs
1. Metal standing seam
2. Profiled metal sheet
3. Composite panels
4. Rainscreens
5. Metal louvres
Glass roofs
1. Greenhouse glazing and capped systems
2. Silicone-sealed glazing and rooflights
3. Bolt fixed glazing
4. Bonded glass rooflights
Concrete roofs
1. Concealed membrane
2. Exposed membrane.
3. Planted roof
Timber roofs
1. Flat roof: mastic asphalt coverings
2. Flat roof: bitumen-based sheet
3. Pitched roof: tiles
Fibre reinforced polymer roofs
1. FRP rooflights
2. FRP panels and shells
Fabric systems
1. ETFE cushions
2. Single membrane: cone-shaped roof
3. Single membrane: barrel-shaped roof
4. STRUCTURE
Material systems for structures
Elements of structures
Braced frames
1. Reinforced concrete
2. Steel
3. Timber
Portal frames
Loadbearing boxes
1. Reinforced concrete
2. Brick
3. Glass
Trusses
Arches and shells
Space grids
Floor structures
1. Cast in-situ / cast-in-place concrete
2. Precast concrete
3. Steel and steel mesh
4. Timber
5. Glass
Stairs
1. Concrete
2. Steel
3. Timber
4. Glass
5. ENVIRONMENT
Environmental studies for envelopes
Analysis for design
1. Solar radiation
2. Daylight
3. Thermal performance
4. Wind
5. Solar shading
6. Double skin facades
7. Natural ventilation
8. Thermal mass
Low energy material systems
1. Embodied energy
2. Green walls
Active design
1. Liquid based heating/cooling systems
2. Mechanical heating/cooling systems
3. Electrical lighting
4. Raised floors
5. Internal ceilings
Support services
1. Sanitation and drainage
1. Maintenance and cleaning
2. Lifts
Performance testing of facade material systems
Performance testing of roof material systems
6. APPLICATIONS
1. Working with industry
2. Triangular panels for twisted facades
3. Twisted panels with flat glass for curved facades
4. Solar shading louvres
5. Double-skin facades
6. Precast concrete panels for facades of complex geometry
7. Exoskeleton facades of complex geometry
8. Diagrid structures.
9. Hybrid systems forming facades of complex geometry
10. Opaque cladding interface with full-height glazing
11. Complex curved glazed roofs
12. Large-scale glazed facades
13. Panelisation of complex building surface geometry
14. Opaque rainscreen cladding
15. Full-height glazing with GRP-clad structural frame
16. GRC cladding interfaces
17. Full-height entrance glazing
18. GRP louvres on stick glazing system
19. GRC cladding
20. Windows in GRC cladding
21. Windows and unitised glazing with GRC cladding
22. Unitised glazing with GRC cladding
23. Complex glazed roofs with supporting steel structure
24. Glazed roofs with complex geometry
25. Louvres and stick glazing
REFERENCES
Glossary of terms
Authorship
Photo credits
Index.
Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Watts, Andrew Modern Construction Handbook
ISBN:
9783035607710
9783035609592
OCLC:
951505745
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