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Concrete Construction and Estimating

ISBN: 9780910460750
Publisher: Craftsman Book Co
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 1980-05-01
Number of pages: 571
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Taught in all the top architectural universities. The manual explains all concrete work, from simple slabs to highways and multi-story buildings, including: 1) Estimating Costs (over 100 pages). 2) Planning the job, 3) Using wood, fiberglass, steel, and prefabricated panel forms, 4) Erecting shores and scaffolding, 5) Installing footing, slab, wall, column, beam and girder forms, 6) Placing reinforcing, 7) Handling concrete into place, 8) Setting control and isolation joints, 9) Finishing techniques (both hand and machine), and 10) Curing. You'll learn the best methods for: 1) Transporting, pumping, and placing concrete; 2) The right type of joint to avoid cracking; 3) How your mix and curing method affect strength; 4) What curing compounds to use, and more. Includes how to avoid hot, dry and cold weather problems. Everyone who works with concrete should have these step-by-step instructions, illustrations, charts, reference data, cost estimates, and examples.

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