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Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings, 4th Edition

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Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings, 4th Edition

Stephen Emmitt

ISBN: 978-1-118-97713-2 August 2018 Wiley-Blackwell 560 Pages

Description

The updated edition of the authoritative and comprehensive guide to construction practice

The revised fourth edition of Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings expands on the resource that has become a standard text on the construction of buildings. The fourth edition covers the construction of larger-scale buildings (primarily residential, commercial and industrial) constructed with load bearing frames in timber, concrete and steel; supported by chapters on offsite construction, piling, envelopes to framed buildings, fit-out and second fix, lifts and escalators, building pathology, upgrading and demolition.

The author covers the functional and performance requirements of the main building elements as well as building efficiency and information on meeting the challenges of limiting the environmental impact of buildings. Each chapter includes new "at a glance" summaries that introduce the basic material giving a good understanding of the main points quickly and easily. The text is fully up to date with the latest building regulations and construction technology. This important resource:

  • Covers design, technology, offsite construction, site assembly and environmental issues of larger-scale buildings including primarily residential, commercial and industrial buildings constructed with load bearing frames
  • Highlights the concept of building efficiency, with better integration of the topics throughout the text
  • Offers new "at a glance" summaries at the beginning of each chapter
  • Is a companion to Barry's Introduction to Construction of Buildings, fourth edition

Written for undergraduate students and those working towards similar NQF level 5 and 6 qualifications in building and construction, Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings is a practical and highly illustrated guide to construction practice. It covers the materials and technologies involved in constructing larger scale buildings.

Preface ix

How to Navigate this Book xi

1 Introduction 1

1.1 The function and performance of buildings 1

1.2 New methods and products 8

1.3 Product selection and specification 10

Chapter 2 AT A GLANCE 15

2 Offsite Construction 17

2.1 Functional requirements 18

2.2 Preassembly 21

2.3 Modular building services 28

2.4 Prefabricated housing 30

2.5 The design and production process 34

2.6 Joints and joining 37

2.7 Additive manufacturing (3D printing) 38

Chapter 3 AT A GLANCE 41

3 Pile Foundations, Substructures and Basements 43

3.1 Pile foundations 43

3.2 Ground stabilisation 68

3.3 Substructures and basements 73

Chapter 4 AT A GLANCE 95

4 Single‐Storey Frames, Shells and Lightweight Coverings 97

4.1 Lattice truss, beam, portal frame and flat roof structures 97

4.2 Roof and wall cladding, and decking 140

4.3 Rooflights 164

4.4 Diaphragm, fin wall and tilt‐up construction 178

4.5 Shell structures 190

Chapter 5 AT A GLANCE 205

5 Structural Timber Frames 207

5.1 Functional requirements 207

5.2 Timber 209

5.3 Modified and engineered timber products 214

5.4 Timber framed walls 218

5.5 High‐rise structural timber frames 239

Chapter 6 AT A GLANCE 241

6 Structural Steel Frames 243

6.1 Functional requirements 243

6.2 Methods of design 245

6.3 Steel sections 249

6.4 Structural steel frames 256

6.5 Welding 277

6.6 Fire protection of structural steelwork 291

6.7 Floor construction for structural steel frames 299

Chapter 7 AT A GLANCE 315

7 Structural Concrete Frames 317

7.1 Concrete 317

7.2 Concrete mixes 322

7.3 Reinforcement 328

7.4 Formwork and falsework 340

7.5 Prestressed concrete 356

7.6 Lightweight concrete 361

7.7 Concrete structural frames 364

7.8 Precast reinforced concrete frames 374

7.9 Lift slab construction 380

Chapter 8 AT A GLANCE 385

8 Envelopes to Framed Buildings 387

8.1 Terms and definitions 387

8.2 Functional requirements 388

8.3 Infill wall framing to a structural grid 398

8.4 Cavity walling 399

8.5 Facings applied to solid and cavity wall backings 402

8.6 Cladding panels 413

8.7 Sheet metal wall cladding 436

8.8 Glazed wall systems 446

8.9 Double skin façades 463

Chapter 9 AT A GLANCE 465

9 Lifts and Escalators 467

9.1 Functional requirements 467

9.2 Lifts (elevators) 469

9.3 Escalators and moving walkways 481

Chapter 10 AT A GLANCE 483

10 Fit Out and Second Fix 485

10.1 Commercial fit out 485

10.2 Raised floors 487

10.3 Suspended ceilings 491

10.4 Internal partition walls 496

Chapter 11 AT A GLANCE 503

11 Existing Buildings: Pathology, Upgrading and Demolition 505

11.1 The pathology of buildings 505

11.2 Decay and defects 510

11.3 Conservation of buildings 513

11.4 Retrofitting 516

11.5 Façade retention methods 520

11.6 Demolition, disassembly and recycling 530

11.7 Reuse and recycled materials 534

Index 539