Gypsum Construction Handbook. United States Gypsum Assoc.

Gypsum Construction Handbook.

USG Corporation / Wiley, 08/01/2014. 7th Edition. Item #2059
ISBN: 9781118749845

From the Publisher:


An invaluable reference of construction procedures for gypsum drywall, cement
board, veneer plaster, and conventional plaster. An illustrated, comprehensive,
and authoritative guide on all facets of gypsum construction. You'll find the
newest product developments, installation methods, fire- and sound-rated
construction information, illustrated framing-to-finish application
instructions, estimating and planning information, and more. System descriptions
– together with full data on products, accessories, tools, equipment, and
applications – help plan and estimate projects and ensure compliance with
performance criteria.


New in the sixth edition were chapters on sustainable construction methods and
products, building movement, fire resistance, heat transfer, sound transmission,
and vapor/moisture control. The Seventh Edition update adds ultralight, sustainable, and low-dust materials. This book is ideal for design professionals,
contractors, building inspectors, code officials, students, and
apprentices—anyone interested in gypsum construction.


The Handbook covers both new construction and repair and remodeling and
includes:


  • framing

  • drywall and veneer plaster

  • joint treatment and plaster finishing

  • interior cement board

  • ceilings

  • conventional plaster


550+ pages, paperback. US Gypsum & Wiley Publishers  (August 2014)

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Price: $45.00

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