C. Beall, R. Jaffe
McGraw-Hill | 0071361545 | 2002 | PDF | 700 pages | 29 Mb

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It's all here: the concrete and masonry information you need to work more efficiently, avoid costly problems and mistakes, minimize risk, reduce waste...and maximize profits! Industry experts Christine Beall and Rochelle Jaffe save you countless hours of searching through dozens of manuals or esoteric pamphlets, presenting the data in a quick-find, straightforward, heavily illustrated format. You get fingertip access to valuable practice tools and job-simplifying material, including more than 1000 tables, charts, graphs, and line drawings…guidance on thermal, fire, and weather resistance…current ASTM, ACI, and TMS standards…UBC, MSJC, and IBC code requirements…essential concrete and masonry data…listings of industry standards.

You can count on thorough, detailed coverage of key topics, including: products and materials; mortar, grout, and concrete mixes; form work and reinforcements; site and landscape elements; wall and floor systems; and much more. Invaluable for those working in both the commercial and residential markets, here is the single definitive volume on concrete and masonry.


Section 1. Products and Materials
Section 2. Concrete, Mortar, and Grout Mixes
Section 3. Concrete and Masonry Performance Characteristics
Section 4. Formwork
Section 5. Reinforcement
Section 6. Accessories
Section 7. Construction Procedures
Section 8. Site and Landscape Elements .
Section 9. Residential Foundations
Section 10. Cast-in-place Concrete
Section 11. Precast and Prestressed Concrete
Section 12. Tilt-up Concrete
Section 13. Single-wythe Masonry Walls
Section 14. Multi-wythe Masonry Walls
Section 15. Veneer Masonry
Section 16. Masonry Arches and Lintels
Section 17. Masonry Fireplaces


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