Carpentry and Building Construction

Carpentry and Building Construction Author John Louis Feirer
ISBN-10 002838699X
Year 1997
Pages 978
Language en
Publisher McGraw-Hill/Glencoe

Carpentry and Building Construction is widely used for vocational building construction programs in secondary and post-secondary schools. The fifth edition has been completely updated and expanded, so you can be sure your teaching is technically correct and state of the art. This comprehensive text covers everything from print reading to painting.

Carpentry and Construction Sixth Edition

Carpentry and Construction  Sixth Edition Author Rex Miller
ISBN-10 1259587428
Year 2016-02-03
Pages 816
Language en
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education

This fully updated, hands-on guide covers every stage of construction and remodeling This step-by-step guide serves both as a field reference for construction professionals and as a textbook for students and apprentice carpenters going through the training and certification process. The book clearly demonstrates each phase of construction—from selecting tools and materials to pouring foundations and finishing interiors. This how-to handbook also covers remodeling, additions, and repairs. Carpentry and Construction, Sixth Edition lays out each topic in a practical, application-driven manner and features more than 1,500 photographs and illustrations. You will get information on the latest tools and equipment, new materials for flooring, roofing, and plumbing, environmentally safe insulation, and wiring methods for home electronics. A brand-new chapter covers painting methods. Written by a pair of construction experts and experienced authors Updated images throughout plus 16 pages of full-color photos End-of-chapter questions review important concepts and techniques

Roofing Construction and Estimating

Roofing Construction and Estimating Author Daniel Benn Atcheson
ISBN-10 1572180072
Year 1995
Pages 444
Language en
Publisher Craftsman Book Company

Everything you need to know to estimate, build, and repair practically every type of roof covering: asphalt shingles, roll roofing, wood shingles & shakes, clay tile, slate, metal, built-up, and elastomeric. Shows how to measure and estimate most roofs (including estimating shortcuts discovered by the author), how to install leak-proof underlayment and flashing, and how to solve problems with insulation, vapor barriers, and waterproofing. Over 300 large, clear illustrations that help you find the answers to all your roofing questions.

Basic Engineering for Builders

Basic Engineering for Builders Author Max Schwartz
ISBN-10 0934041830
Year 1993
Pages 383
Language en
Publisher Craftsman Book Company

Basic engineering principles are offered in non-technical language that the builder can put to use on his jobs. Includes understanding engineering requirements on the plans and how to meet them, sizing of structural members using only preliminary plans, and requirements for steel, concrete, and masonry.

Carpentry Building Construction Student Edition

Carpentry   Building Construction Student Edition Author McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN-10 0078797845
Year 2008-12-09
Pages 1104
Language en
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education

Help students get ready for professional certification and competitive events with Glencoe's NEW Carpentry and Building Construction! Includes content from McGraw-Hill Construction, where the professionals stay informed on the latest industry developments Integrates carpentry and construction industry standards Helps teachers meet Perkins mandates Supports project-based learning with unit-based projects that integrate technical math and provides more projects than any other program! Integrates SkillsUSA and NAHB event prep activities Zeroes-in on regional applications through Regional Concerns features Provides step-by-step illustrations, photos, and graphs to guide students through each key process Supports rigorous academic content, especially in math and science, with STEM activities throughout Offers point-of-use academic correlations throughout to ease possible academic credit application Develops technical knowledge with Estimating and Planning, Job Safety, Builder s Tip, and Step-by-Step Applications features and activities Allows students to practice the latest techniques, including Build ItGreen construction tips and activities Includes Print Student Edition


Carpentry Author Floyd Vogt
ISBN-10 9781133607366
Year 2013-03-26
Pages 928
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning

Refine the skills needed to become an accomplished professional carpenter with the in-depth coverage and practical applications found in Carpentry, 6E. This popular bestseller by well-known expert Floyd Vogt presents the intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction using step-by-step procedures. CARPENTRY, 6E follows the logical path of a residential project, using thorough explanations and easy-to-follow diagrams to explore building plans, sitework and layout, footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry, and more. This edition blends traditional construction techniques with today’s latest practices, including contemporary safety tools, alternative construction, such as concrete forms, and green building techniques. This edition also introduces more commercial drawings and construction. Photo-realistic drawings showcase concepts and procedures with detailed, easy to understand information. The new online CourseMate provides interactive learning tools to further ensure carpentry success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Residential Construction Academy Carpentry

Residential Construction Academy  Carpentry Author Floyd Vogt
ISBN-10 9781111308261
Year 2011-06-08
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning

Based on industry standards developed by the National Association of Home Builders and its Home Builders Institute, this comprehensive text covers the essentials of residential construction carpentry, including tools and materials, rough carpentry, and exterior and interior finish carpentry ensuring professional success on any jobsite. Extensively illustrated and succinctly written, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: CARPENTRY 3e features Procedure sections in nearly every chapter that combine precise, step-by-step instructions with helpful drawings, making it easy to understand key concepts and master important techniques. The Third Edition includes much new and updated material, including special green features exploring environmentally friendly building practices, and exercises incorporating local building codes. As always, safety is strongly emphasized with specific tips and precautions in every chapter. Supported by a full range of supplements, this text is easy to use as part of a complete teaching and learning system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Gypsum Construction Handbook

The Gypsum Construction Handbook Author USG
ISBN-10 9781118749814
Year 2014-01-27
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons

The tried-and-true Gypsum Construction Handbook is a systematic guide to selecting and using gypsum drywall, veneer plaster, tile backers, ceilings, and conventional plaster building materials. A widely respected training text for aspiring architects and engineers, the book provides detailed product information and efficient installation methodology. The Seventh Edition features updates in gypsum products, including ultralight panels, glass-mat panels, paperfaced plastic bead, and ultralightweight joint compound, and modern specialty acoustical and ceiling product guidelines. This comprehensive reference also incorporates the latest in sustainable products.

Modern Masonry

Modern Masonry Author Clois E. Kicklighter
ISBN-10 1631260979
Year 2015-04-30
Pages 431
Language en
Publisher Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher

Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone provides a broad understanding of the properties and applications of masonry materials. It then progresses to teaching safe and proper procedures for working with brick, block, and stone. Coverage of concrete form construction and flatwork is also included.Green features address specific topics relating to masonry's impact on the environment. New supplemental teaching materials include PowerPoint presentations and test creation software.This workbook aligns to the textbook contents and provides students with opportunities to apply their learning.

Construction Materials Methods and Techniques

Construction Materials  Methods and Techniques Author William Spence
ISBN-10 9781305086272
Year 2016-02-01
Pages 960
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning

Explore the most up-to-date green and sustainable methods for residential and commercial building construction as well as the latest materials, standards, and practices with CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, METHODS AND TECHNIQUES: BUILDING FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, 4E. This comprehensive book’s logical, well-structured format follows the natural sequence of a construction project. The book is the only one with an organization based on the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Masterformat standards. Readers will find the most current industry developments and standards as well as latest relevant building codes within a dynamic new design. This edition emphasizes coverage of today’s construction materials, methods and techniques that is critical to success in the industry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

29 Cfr 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations January 2013 Edition

29 Cfr 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations  January 2013 Edition Author Mancomm
ISBN-10 1599594269
Year 2013-01-01
Pages 582
Language en

Save time and lives with 29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations from MANCOMM. Updated through January 2013, this book supplies you with the most current safety and health information essential to the construction industry. Formatted with our reader- friendly approach to regulations - RegLogicr - these complex government standards are easy to navigate, understand, and apply. Inside 29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Regulations you will find all the information necessary for full compliance. In addition to a complete collection of Part 1926 regulations for the construction industry, the book also contains Part 1903 on Inspections, Citations, and Penalties; Part 1904 concerning Recording and Reporting Occupational Illnesses and Injuries; and relevant selections from Part 1910 for General Industry. This edition of 29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations even includes the revised Hazard Communication Standard aligned with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The book also features: OSHA Forms 300, 300A, and 301 Sharps Injury Log Selected OSHA letters of interpretation Book Details: 8.5" x 11" softcover book Enhanced with RegLogicr 582 Pages 146 Illustrations 117 tables 29 forms

Building Construction Handbook

Building Construction Handbook Author Roy Chudley
ISBN-10 9781317442158
Year 2016-04-14
Pages 1024
Language en
Publisher Routledge

Ideal for students on all construction courses Topics presented concisely in plain language and with clear drawings Updated to include revisions to Building and Construction regulations The Building Construction Handbook is THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. Its detailed drawings clearly illustrate the construction of building elements, and have been an invaluable guide for builders since 1988. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of building construction practice, techniques, and regulations representing both traditional procedures and modern developments are included to provide the most comprehensive and easy to understand guide to building construction. This new edition has been updated to reflect recent changes to the building regulations, as well as new material on the latest technologies used in domestic construction. Building Construction Handbook is the essential, easy-to-use resource for undergraduate and vocational students on a wide range of courses including NVQ and BTEC National, through to Higher National Certificate and Diploma, to Foundation and three-year Degree level. It is also a useful practical reference for building designers, contractors and others engaged in the construction industry.