Building Design and Construction Handbook, 6th Edition

Building Design and Construction Handbook, 6th Edition

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A where-would-you-be-without-it handbook covering every single important step in building design and construction, now updated to include key changes in design and construction practices. Surveys materials, structures, soil mechanics and foundations, building types, hardware, insulation, acoustics, plumbing, and more--all the material that will help architects, engineers, contractors, and others work better, faster, and smarter. Includes new design specifications; the latest developments in seismic and wind design criteria; new building systems and material; updated building codes throughout; NFPA requirements; and new wood material and codes.A duct-type thermostat may be placed in the discharge of the unit to control the steam or hot-water valve. When a ... When large quantities of outside air are used , it is usual practice to install a preheat coil in the fresh-air duct and a reheat coil in the air-conditioning unit. Install the ... Different programmable types are available for heat pumps and for single- and two-stage heating and cooling equipment.

Title:Building Design and Construction Handbook, 6th Edition
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Prof Med/Tech - 2000-12-06


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