Audel Complete Building Construction
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Audel Complete Building Construction by Mark Richard Miller
Book DescriptionWhether construction is your livelihood or you're just planning a home addition, you need to know the latest about materials, methods, and more. From locating the structure on the site to installing roof shingles, this book helps you make responsible decisions about every stage of building construction. Fully updated with information about available resources, new materials, and recent code changes, it helps you build cost-effective, energy-efficient structures with confidence.This work helps you to: understand how different types of lots, covenants, and zoning will affect structure placement; consider the Air Freezing Index and Degree Days when planning foundations; look at the pros and cons of welded wire fabric in concrete work; explore low-E window glass, heat mirror, and switchable glazings; find out what insulation and ventilation procedures are most effective; learn about the properties of Gypsonite[trademark] and FiberBond[trademark] in interior construction; and, handle the radon hazard and other environmental issues.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780764571114
(210mm x 134mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 22-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Mark Richard Miller
Rex Miller was a Professor of Industrial Technology at The State University of New York, College at Buffalo for more than 35 years. He has taught on the technical school, high school, and college level for more than 40 years. He is the author or coauthor of more than 100 textbooks ranging from electronics through carpentry and sheet metal work. He has contributed more than 50 magazine articles over the years to technical publications. He is also the author of seven civil war regimental histories. Mark Richard Miller finished his B.S. degree in New York and moved on to Ball State University, where he obtained the Masters degree. He went to work in San Antonio. He taught high school and went to graduate school in College Station, Texas, where he finished the Doctorate. He took a position at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas, where he now teaches in the Industrial Technology Department as a Professor and Department Chairman. He has coauthored 19 books and contributed many articles to technical magazines. His hobbies include refinishing a 1970 Plymouth Super Bird and a 1971 Road-Runner. Eugene Leger is a long-time professional tradesman who specialized in building design and construction methods.
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