Structural Renovation of Buildings: Methods, Details, & Design Examples: Methods, Details, & Design…

Hardcover | September 29, 2000

byAlexander Newman

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Make any renovation job go smoother. Building renovation, conservation and reuse represents more than half of all construction work - and is projected to increase to 80% by 2004. Structural Renovation of Buildings, by Alexander Newman, puts a single, convenient source of information about all aspects of structural renovation and strengthening of buildings at your fingertips. While its focus is largely on low and midrise buildings, you can apply the principles it clarifies to buildings of any size - steel-framed, masonry, or wood. Whether you're repairing deteriorated concrete...rehabilitating slabs on grade...strengthening lateral-load resisting systems...renovating a building facade...handling seismic upgrades or fire damage, you'll find this time-and-trouble-saving guide loaded with practical tips, methods, and design examples. It's also heavily illustrated with autoCAD generated details, supplier illustrations of materials, procedural techniques, and much, much more.

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Make any renovation job go smoother. Building renovation, conservation and reuse represents more than half of all construction work - and is projected to increase to 80% by 2004. Structural Renovation of Buildings, by Alexander Newman, puts a single, convenient source of information about all aspects of structural renovation and streng...

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Building renovation is booming, with more than 55 percent of all construction involving renovation, conservation, or reuse. This unique, practical guide, written by renowned engineer Alexander Newman, P.E., explains how to improve the structure of any building. Up-to-date, comprehensive, and packed with illustrations, case studies, and...

Alexander Newman, P.E., is principal structural engineer with Maguire Group, Inc., a national architectural, engineering and planning firm, in Foxborough, Massachusetts. With two decades of engineering and management experience, he has worked as project engineer with a consulting engineering firm, design engineer with a light-gage fram...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:688 pages, 9 × 6.3 × 2.05 inPublished:September 29, 2000Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070471622

ISBN - 13:9780070471627

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Challenge of Renovation.

Chapter 2: Investigating of Existing Conditions.

Chapter 3: Renovation of Steel-Framed Buildings.

Chapter 4: Strengthening of Concrete Buildings.

Chapter 5: Repairing Deteriorated Concrete.

Chapter 6: Renovating Slabs on Grade.

Chapter 7: Renovating Post-Tensioned Concrete.

Chapter 8: Renovating Wood Structures.

Chapter 9: Renovating Masonry.

Chapter 10: Renovating Metal Building Systems.

Chapter 11: Strengthening Lateral-Load Resisting Systems.

Chapter 12: Case Studies in Seismic Upgrading.

Chapter 13: Renovating Building Facades.