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Water Reducers
High-Range Water Reducers
Pozzolans
Handling and Placing Concrete
Methods of Placing
Consolidation
Reinforcing
Bar Supports
Welded-Wire Fabric
Chairs
Concrete Slump
Summary
Review Questions
Types of Foundations
Footings
Foundation Design Details
Sizing the Footings
Rule-of-Thumb
Calculation
Example
Problem
Stepped Footings
Frost Protection
Subsurface Drainage System
Backfilling
Protecting the Wall During Backfilling
Correct Backfilling Practice
Permanent Wood Foundations
Lumber Treatment
Fasteners
Wall Framing
Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations
Shallow Foundation Design Details
Freezing Degree Days
Subslab Insulation
Foundation Wall Insulation Thickness
Ground Insulation
Screeding
Tamping or Jitterbugging
Finishing
Floating
Troweling
Brooming
Grooving and Edging
Finishing Air-Entrained Concrete
Curing
Curing Time
Curing Methods
Block Sizes
Decorative Block
Split Block
Slump Block
Grille Blocks
Screen Block
Patterned Block
Special Finishes
Standard Concrete Block
Wall Thickness
Mortar
Building with Concrete Blocks
Laying Block at Corners
Building the Wall Between Corners
Applying Mortar to Blocks
Placing and Setting Blocks
Placing Sills and Lintels
Basement Walls
Building Interior Walls
Building Techniques
Electrical Outlets
Fill Insulation
Flashing
Types of Joints
Tooling the Joints
Flues
Chimney Construction
Fireplaces
Fireplace Construction
Importance of a Hearth
Ready-Built Fireplace Forms
Cutting at the Mill
Defects
Selection of Lumber
Decay of Lumber
Plywood
Grade Designations
Exposure Durability
Particleboard
Hardboard
Specialty Hardboards
Standard Sizes of Bulk Lumber
Grades of Lumber
Select Lumber
Common Lumber
Computing Board Feet
Methods of Framing
Balloon-Frame Construction
Plank-and-Beam Construction
Western-Frame Construction
Foundation Sills
Size of Sills
Length of Sill
Anchorage of Sill
Splicing of Sill
Placing of Sill
Girders
Floor Joists
Interior Partitions
Partitions Parallel to Joists
Partitions at Right Angles to Joists
Framing Around Openings
Headers
Corner Studs
Roofs
Spacing of Rafters
Size of Rafters
Span of Rafters
Length of Rafters
Collar Beams
Size of Collar Beams
Hip Rafters
Dormers
Stairways
Fire and Draft Stops
Chimney and Fireplace Construction
Construction of Girders
Why Beam Ends Rot
Calculating the Size of a Girder
Tributary Area
Load Distribution
Columns and Column Footings
Selecting the Girder
Selecting Girder Lumber and Fb
Column Spacing
Flitch Beams
Steel Beams
Steel Beams and Fire
Engineered Lumber
Laminated Layered Products
Glulam
Choosing an LVL or Glulam Beam
Alternative Methods and Materials
Cantilevered In-Line Joist System
Glued Floors
Nails to Use
Construction Adhesives
I-Joists
Advantages of Engineered Joists
Value Engineering
The Arkansas House
The Engineered Framing System
Modular Framing
Reducing Wall Framing Costs
Mold and Mildew
Floating Interior Angle Application
Window and Door Framing
Interior/Exterior Wall Junction
Preframing Conferences
Types of Roofs
Roof Construction
Rafters
LENGTH OF RAFTER
Problem 1
Problem 2
Problem 3
Rafter Cuts
Common Rafter Cuts
Hip-and-Valley Rafter Cuts
Side Cuts of Hip and Valley Rafters
Backing of Hip Rafters
Jack Rafters
Shortest Jack Method
Longest Jack Method
Framing Table Method
Jack-Rafter Cuts
Method of Tangents
Octagon Rafters
Prefabricated Roof Trusses
Slope of Roofs
Roll Roofing
Built-Up Roof (BUR)
Wood Shingles
Hips
Valleys
Asphalt Shingles
Underlayment
Ice Dam Shields
Ice Dams
Drip-Edge Flashing
Installing Asphalt Shingles
Slate
Gutters and Downspouts
Selecting Roofing Materials
Detection of Roof Leaks
Box Cornices
Closed Cornices
Wide Box Cornices
Open Cornices
Cornice Returns
Rake or Gable-End Finish
Plywood Siding
Treated Siding
Hardboard Siding
Moisture
Recommendations
Wood Shingles and Shakes
Installation of Siding
Types of Nails
Corner Treatment
Corner Boards
CORNER BOARDS
Mitered Corners
Metal Corners
Aluminum Siding
Vinyl Siding
Multiple Glazings
Heat Transfer
Emissivity
Low-E Glazing
Gas-Filled Windows
Gas Leakage
Heat Mirror
Visionwall
Calculating R-Values
Aerogels
Switchable Glazings
Installing Windows
Purchasing Windows
Air Leakage
Window Types
Window Framing
Double-Hung Windows
Hinged or Casement Windows
Gliding, Bow, Bay, and Awning Windows
Mineral Fiber
Batts
Spray-In Mineral Fiber
Spray-Applied Rockwool
Loose-Fill Insulations
Caution
Solutions
Cellulose
Settling
Two Holes versus One Hole
Cellulose in Attics
Spray-In Cellulose
Story Jig
Cellular Plastics
Radiant Barriers
Insulating Concrete
Cotton Insulation
Vapor Diffusion Retarders
Barrier Versus Retarder
Necessity of VDRs
Heat Flow Basics
Attic Radiant Barriers
Introduction
Examples of Use of Present Value Tables
Example 1
Example 2
Important Nonenergy Considerations
Potential for Moisture Condensation
Fire Ratings
Installation Procedures
Safety Considerations
Plasterboard
Insulating Wallboards
Backer Board
Moisture-Resistant Board
Vinyl-Covered Plasterboard
Plasterboard Ratings
Construction with Plasterboard
Single Layer on Wood Studs
Two-Layer Construction
Other Methods of Installation
Wall Tile Backing
Plasterboard over Masonry
Fireproof Walls and Ceilings
Wall Partitions
Steel Frame Ceilings
Semisolid Partitions
Joint Finishing
Inside Corners
Outside Corners
Prefinished Wallboard
Installing Prefinished Wallboard
Gypsonite and FiberBond
Mudding
Paneling
Groove Treatment
Installation
Measuring and Cutting
Securing Panels
Adhesive Installation
Uneven Surfaces
Damp Walls
Problem Construction
Stair Construction
Ratio of Riser to Tread
Design of Stairs
Framing of Stairwell
Stringers or Carriages
Basement Stairs
Newels and Handrails
Exterior Stairs
Glossary of Stair Terms
Disappearing Stairs
Folding Stairs
Locating the Stairway
Making the Rough Opening
Temporary Support for the Stairway
Adjustments
Wood Strip Flooring
Installation of Wood Strip Flooring
Laminated Plank Floors
Installing Laminated Plank Floors
Installing the Flooring
Pre-finished vs. Unfinished
Solid Wood Flooring
Installation Method
Hardwood Long-strip Planks
Engineered Wood
Soundproof Floors
Parquet Flooring
Other Finished Floorings
Types of Doors
Paneled Doors
Flush Doors
Solid-Core Doors
Hollow-Core Doors
Louver Doors
Installing Doors
Door Frames
Door Jambs
Door Trim
Hanging Mill-Built Doors
Swinging Doors
Sliding Doors
Garage Doors
Patio Doors
Tile Applications
Types of Tile
Installing Tile
Plan the Layout
Apply Adhesive
Cutting Tile
Applying Grout
Doing a Floor
Corner Joints
Moisture Control
Summer Ventilation
Airflow Patterns
Gable-End Louvered Vents
Soffit Vents
Gable/Soffit Vent Combination
Turbine Vents
Is There a Solution?
Ridge Vents
Drip-Edge Vents
Shingle-Over Ridge Vents
Hip Roofs
The Necessity of Attic Ventilation
Radon Reduction Methods
Site Evaluation
Subslab Ventilation
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Audel Complete Building Construction

Audel Complete Building Construction

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