Title: Masonry & Concrete Construction (Revised Edition)
From the Publisher: Here is the revised edition of thispopular, practical manual, with updated information on everything from on-sitepreplanning and layout through the construction of footings, foundations, walls,fireplaces and chimneys. There's an added appendix on safety regulations, withall the applicable OSHA sections pulled together into one handy condensedreference. There's new information on concrete, masonry and seismicreinforcement. Plus, you'll find improved estimating techniques to help you winmore construction bids and pocket a healthy profit every time.
The emphasis in this book is on integrating new techniques, and new and improved materials, with those tried- and-true methods that remain the standards of the profession. You'll find information on:
*Cement and mortar types, mixes, coloring agents and additives, and suggestions on when, where and how to use them.
*Calculating footing and foundation loads, with tables and formulas to use as references.
*Forming materials and systems, including the Jahn Forming System, Steel-Ply forms and wood forms.
*Pouring and reinforcing concrete slabs and flatwork, including precast concrete and cold-weather work
*Reinforced block and brick wall construction, including seismic requirements, bonds and crack control.
*Quick and easy estimating techniques for all types of walls.
*Masonry veneer construction for both new and existing construction.
*Chimney and fireplace design and construction.
*Brick floors and pavements, including design considerations and materials.
*Cleaning, painting and repairing brick and other masonry.
This book is the ideal reference for the busy masonry contractor, with justabout everything you need to know about masonry and concrete construction.
305 pages, paperback. Craftsman Press (1998)
Author: Ken Nolan
Publisher: Craftsman Book Co.
Our Price: $32.75
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