Concrete Systems for Homes and Low-Rise Construction: A Portland Cement Association's Guide for Homes and Lo-Rise Buildings by Portland Cement AssociationConcrete Systems for Homes and Low-Rise Construction: A Portland Cement Association's Guide for Homes and Lo-Rise Buildings by Portland Cement Association

Concrete Systems for Homes and Low-Rise Construction: A Portland Cement Association's Guide for…

byPortland Cement Association, Building Works, Inc.

Hardcover | October 14, 2005

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Whether evaluating concrete systems for low-rise buildings or managing projects, this one-stop resource is a huge time and money saver. Coverage for each system includes: properties and advantages, logistics of construction, logistics of connecting to other concrete systems, costs of installation, code and regulatory status, technical and testing information, and sources of additional information.

About The Author

Pieter A.VanderWerf, Ph.D., has been researching concrete construction systems for eleven years, with an emphasis on systems used to construct homes and small buildings. He is lead author on the original Concrete Homebuilding Systems, and three later books on insulating concrete forms. He has written several articles on concrete wall a...

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Title:Concrete Systems for Homes and Low-Rise Construction: A Portland Cement Association's Guide for…Format:HardcoverDimensions:425 pages, 9.4 × 7.3 × 1.44 inPublished:October 14, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071452362

ISBN - 13:9780071452366

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Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INTRODUCTION

Part I: General

Chapter 1: Why Concrete?

Chapter 2: What's Available?

Chapter 3: Materials

Chapter 4: Background for Evaluating Concrete Products

Part II: Wall Systems

Chapter 5: Background on Concrete Wall Systems

Chapter 6: Concrete Masonry Walls

Chapter 7: Insulating Concrete Form Walls

Chapter 8: Precast Concrete Walls

Chapter 9: Removable Form Walls

Chapter 10: Tilt-Up Walls

Chapter 11: Autoclaved, Aerated Concrete Walls

Chapter 12: Developments in Concrete Walls

Part III: Floor and Roof Systems

Chapter 13: Background on Concrete Floor and Roof Systems

Chapter 14: Composite Steel Joist Floors and Roofs

Chapter 15: Insulating Concrete Form Floors and Roofs

Chapter 16: Precast Plank Floors and Roofs

Chapter 17: Removable Form Floors and Roofs

Chapter 18: Autoclaved, Aerated Concrete Floors and Roofs

Chapter 19: Developments in Concrete Floors and Roofs

Part IV: Exterior Finish Products

Chapter 20: Background on Exterior Finish Products

Chapter 21: Stucco

Chapter 22: Concrete Brick

Chapter 23: Fiber-Cement Siding

Chapter 24: Manufactured Stone

Chapter 25: Concrete Roof Tile

Chapter 26: Developments in Exterior Finish Products

Part V: Landscape Products

Chapter 27: Background on Landscape Products

Chapter 28: Concrete Pavers

Chapter 29: Flatwork

Chapter 30: Segmental Retaining Walls

Chapter 31: Developments in Landscape Products

Part VI: Decorative Concrete

Chapter 32: Background on Decorative Concrete

Chapter 33: Countertops

Chapter 34: Decorative Floors and Flatwork

Chapter 35: Developments in Decorative Concrete

CONCLUSION

INDEX

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