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Concrete Systems for Homes and Low Rise Construction
by Pieter A. Vanderwerf

Concrete Systems for Homes and Low Rise Construction provides expert, straightforward answers on concrete systems.

Features:

  • Properties and advantages
  • Logistics of construction
  • Connections to other concrete systems
  • Materials and labor costs of installation
  • Code and regulatory issues
  • Technical and testing information

Contents

General

  • Why Concrete
  • What's Available
  • Materials
  • Background for Evaluating Concrete Products

Wall Systems

  • Background on Concrete Wall Systems
  • Concrete Masonry Walls
  • Insulating Concrete Form Walls
  • Precast Concrete Walls
  • Removable Form Walls
  • Tilt-Up Walls
  • Autoclaved, Aerated Concrete Walls
  • Developments in Concrete Walls

Floor and Roof Systems

  • Background on Concrete Floor and Roof Systems
  • Composite Steel Joist Floors and Roofs
  • Insulating Concrete Form Floors and Roofs
  • Precast Plank Floors and Roofs
  • Removable Form Floors and Roofs
  • Autoclaved, Aerated Concrete Floors and Roofs
  • Developments in Concrete Floors and Roofs

Exterior Finish Products

  • Background on Exterior Finish Products
  • Stucco
  • Concrete Brick
  • Fiber-Cement Siding
  • Manufactured Stone
  • Concrete Roof Tile
  • Developments in Exterior Finish Products

Landscape Products

  • Background on Landscape Products
  • Concrete Pavers
  • Flatwork
  • Segmental Retaining Walls
  • Developments in Landscape Products

Decorative Concrete

  • Background on Decorative Concrete
  • Countertops
  • Decorative Floors and Flatwork
  • Developments in Decorative Concrete

Index

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Concrete Systems for Homes and Low Rise Construction
by Pieter A. Vanderwerf
2005 425 pages $74.00 + shipping
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