Architect's Handbook of Construction Detailing, Second Edition
Copyright © 2009 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved.
Author(s): David Kent Ballast
Published Online: 10 JAN 2012 02:38PM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470381915
Online ISBN: 9781118260227
About this Book
Significantly updated with revisions to nearly all 200-plus details, this second edition of Architect's Handbook of Construction Detailing provides architects, engineers, interior designers, contractors, and other building professionals with all of the common construction details, materials information, and detailing concepts used throughout the industry. The information can be used as is or modified to fit individual project designs. Each of book's seven sections -- formatted to follow the new six-digit CSI MasterFormat system -- contains details and related information, including descriptions, detailing considerations, material requirements, installation requirements, tolerance coordination, and likely failure points. Additionally, SI (metric) equivalents have been added to all dimensions.