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Library Materials for Building Construction Technology

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Books and media on Building Construction can be found in the Library under the classification TH, Building. This includes all works on the process of construction. General works on individual structures and the design and style of structures are found in NAArchitecture.

Books on Framing (Building) are found in TH2301 and general books on Carpentry in TH5601 through TH5695. Find works on Kitchens--Remodeling in TH4816.3.K58, and Bathrooms--Remodeling in TH4816.3.B37. The classification TH880 contains materials on Sustainable Buildings and sustainable construction, including building while following sustainable construction methods. Look under TH443 for works on construction safety; and TH6014-TH6085 for works on Buildings--Environmental Engineering (works on general and household plumbing, heating, lighting, air conditioning, soundproofing, etc.)

Library materials on cabinet making are found on the shelves in TT197 for Cabinetwork, and works on Finishes and Finishing in TT300-TT345.

Also, T379 has works on Blueprints; in HD9715 find titles regarding the construction industry; construction materials are found with Building Materials, TA401-TA492, and books on Surveying are in TA501-TA625.

Books

 For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

♦  Building construction cost data. 2015 ed.
Ref. TH435 .B84 2015
This bestselling cost guide provides information you need to: estimate projects; improve project planning and budgeting; reduce risk; access detailed construction costs, arranged in the CSI MasterFormat 2010 system, and leverage the resources available in the reference section to construct a winning estimate. [12/16]
♦  Building construction handbook / R. Chudley and R. Greeno. 10th ed.
TH151 .C52 2014
Building Construction Handbook is an authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. Extensive coverage of building construction practice and techniques, representing both traditional procedures and modern developments, are also included to  to understand guide to building construction. [1/15]
♦  Construction databook / Sidney M. Levy. 2nd ed.
Ref. TH151 .L48 2010
Contains hundreds of tables, specifications, charts, and illustrations covering all of the materials and equipment most frequently used at a typical job site. You'll find easy-to-access, practical information on application, selection, dimensions, and installation of all construction components. [1/15]
♦  Construction law : an introduction for engineers, architects, and contractors /
Gail S. Kelley.
KF902 .K45 2013
Reviews the US legal environment, both criminal and civil, focusing on the key legal concepts and issues applicable to a typical construction project. [1/15]
♦  Construction materials reference book / edited by David Doran and
Bob Cather. 2nd ed.
Ref. TA403.4 C66 2014
The theory and practical aspects of each material are covered in detail, with an emphasis being placed on properties and appropriate use, enabling a deeper understanding of each material and greater confidence in their application. [1/15]
♦  Construction project management : a complete introduction / Alison Dykstra.
TH438 .D95 2011
Focuses on the role of the contractor - from the early developmental stage through bidding, selection of the contractor, construction itself, and close-out. [1/15]
♦ ICC Codes 
The Library subscribes to the complete line of  ICC Codes online from Techstreet, an online provider for major technical publishers. Here you can find the full text of the most recent versions (2012 and 2015) of the International Codes, including the International Building CodeInternational Energy Conservation CodeInternational Fuel Gas CodeInternational Green Construction CodeInternational Plumbing Code, International Private Sewage Disposal Code, and International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings. Published by the International Codes Council.
The Library also has the following International Codes in print:

♦  International residential code for one- and two-family dwellings 2015.
Ref. TH223 .I469 2015 [10/14]
♦  2012 International green construction code.
Ref. TH880 .I5954 2012 
 2015 IPC, international plumbing code / International Code Council ; [and] 2015 IPSDC, international private sewage disposal code / International Code Council.
Ref. TH6164 .I78 2015
♦  International building code [IBC]
Ref. TH223 .I42 2015

♦  Fundamentals of building construction : materials and methods /
Edward Allen and Joseph Iano.
TH145 .A417 2014
This reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction, emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frame,
masonry bearing wall, steel frame, and reinforced concrete construction. [1/15]
♦  Green building cost data. 2015 ed.
Ref. TH880 .G73 2015
Designed to help construction professionals estimate, plan and budget the costs of green construction -- both new commercial construction and renovation work. [1/15]
♦  OSHA standards for the construction industry (29 CFR part 1926) / United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. [1/15]
Ref. KF3574.C65 O84 2010 January 
(also availabe online)

Journals

Search EBSCO's Full Text Finder for Journal Titles, or by subject or simple keyword.
Suggested titles
below listed as e-journals (electronic journals) can be located in the subscription service, EBSCO's Full Text Finder.

♦  Concrete Construction  (in Library  Current 2 years only) [3/17]
♦  Custom Home (in Library, Current 3 years only) [3/17]
♦  ENR Engineering News-Record 
(in Library,
12 months only) (e-journal  2001 - present) [3/17]
♦  Fine Homebuilding (also called: Taunton's Fine Homebuilding)  
(in Library:
 & Bound Volumes: 1981-19911992-1999 & 1999 - present) [3/17]
♦  Fine Woodworking (also called: Taunton's Fine Woodworking
(in Library
1980-1991 & 1992 - present) [3/17]

 

Last updated 2016.12/AP