This book provides vital descriptive information on how to design buildings, detail components, specify materials and product, and avoid common pitfalls--all in a single volume. * Now contains more information on construction documents and administration, prestressed and post-tensioned structural concrete, heavy timber framing, wood siding, and green materials. * Features more than 1,200 illustrations, including hundreds of new and updated images. * Includes metric units and U.S. customary units throughout.Learn More$85.50
Vinyl Siding Installation Manual, 2010 is a downloadable document used on the Florida Specialty Structure Exam. American Contractors has printed and bound this document for use in testing. The price is our cost to produce. Free Download http://www.vinylsiding.org/install/guide.pdfLearn More$12.00
1.1 This practice describes procedures to determine the load resistance (LR) of specified glass types, including combinations of glass types used in a sealed insulating glass (IG) unit, exposed to a uniform lateral load of short or long duration, for a specified probability of breakage.
1.2 This practice applies to vertical and sloped glazing in buildings for which the specified design loads consist of wind load, snow load and self-weight with a total combined magnitude less than or equal to 10 kPa (210 psf). This practice shall not apply to other applications including, but not limited to, balustrades, glass floor panels, aquariums, structural glass members, and glass shelves.Learn More$107.00
The GANA Glazing Manual is recognized as the definitive source in the glass and glazing field. This manual includes complete information about primary and fabricated glass products, quality standards, design considerations, general and specific glazing guidelines and glazing in hazardous locations. Formerly published by the Flat Glass Marketing Association (FGMA), this manual is frequently referred to as the "industry bible."Learn More$98.00
1.1 This specification covers accessories used in conjunction with assemblies of gypsum wallboard and gypsum veneer plaster to protect edges and corners and to provide architectural features (see Fig. 1).
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units in parentheses are provided for information purposes only. The SI equivalents of inch-pound units may be approximate.Learn More$42.00
1.1 This specification covers the gypsum boards described in 1.1.1-1.1.9.
Note 1—Specifications C 840, C 841, C 844 and C 1280 contain application procedures for gypsum board.
1.1.1 Gypsum wallboard, designed for use on walls, ceilings, or partitions and that affords a surface suitable to receive decoration.Learn More$50.00
ASTM C475 / C475M - 02 2007 Standard Specification for Joint Compound and Joint Tape for Finishing Gypsum Board
1.1 This specification covers all-purpose, taping and finishing joint compounds, paper joint tape and glass-mesh joint tape.
1.1.1 The joint materials used in this standard are designed to be used with gypsum board installed in accordance with Specification C 840.
1.2 This specification also covers the minimum requirements for an assembly of taping and all-purpose compound and joint tape.Learn More$42.00
1.1 This specification covers the minimum requirements for the methods of application and finishing of gypsum board, including related items and accessories.
1.2 Details of construction for a specific assembly to achieve the required fire resistance shall be obtained from reports of fire-resistance tests, engineering evaluations, or listings from recognized fire testing laboratories.Learn More$57.00
1.1 This specification covers the minimum requirements for, and methods of, application of gypsum veneer base for gypsum veneer plasters.
1.2 Gypsum veneer base shall not be used as a base for direct adhesive application of ceramic, metal, or plastic tile in areas exposed to abnormal moisture or humidity or temperature.Learn More$50.00