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Architectural Building Construction
A Text Book for the Architectural and Building Student

Volume 1

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  • Date Published: December 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107635968

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  • First published in 1938, as the fourth edition of a 1916 original, this book forms part one of a three-volume series on the area of architectural building construction. The text presents an elementary course of instruction regarding the process of construction, encouraging the student to treat each element of structure as a unit in a complete scheme. Potential problems are also raised, including those arising from choice and suitability of site, selection of materials, building bylaws, and harmony in the detail and conception of structure. Numerous illustrative figures are incorporated throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of architecture and the building process.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: December 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107635968
    • length: 318 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.41kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    General preface
    Preface to volume 1
    Introduction for the student
    Description of buildings selected for study
    1. Brickwork. Terms employed - bonds
    2. Brickwork. Foundations and footings
    3. Brickwork. General bonding in external and internal walls
    4. Brickwork. Arches and lintols
    5. Brickwork. Fireplace and chimney construction
    6. Masonry
    7. Carpentry. Introduction and temporary carpentry
    8. Carpentry. Permanent carpentry. Lintols and floors
    9. Carpentry. Permanent carpentry. Roofing
    10. Carpentry. Permanent carpentry. Ceilings and partitions
    11. Joinery. Doors, frames and finishings
    12. Joinery. Windows and finishings
    13. Joinery. Stairs
    14. Joinery. Miscellaneous details
    15. Steel sections. Standard forms
    16. Roof coverings and finishings. Slating and roof plumbing
    17. Roof coverings and finishings. Lead flat, eaves gutters and down pipes

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    Walter R. Jaggard, Francis E. Drury

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