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GB-98 General Building Contractor Part 2 (2018-04-23)

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    Technical Digest No. 9 - Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders

    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: March 2006

    $40.00

    This updated Technical Digest contains a thorough coverage of the proper handling and erection procedures to be employed in the field to make certain that SJI joist products are not damaged, that they perform as specified, and above all, to ensure the safety of the erectors. The digest includes descriptions of the standard products: K-Series joists, LH/DLH-Series joists, Joist Girders and now CJ-Series joists, how joist products are prepared, tagged, loaded and shipped from the joist manufacturer’s plant, how they are to be unloaded and stored at the job site, how the joist products are to be erected including bridging, and field inspection. Other topics covered in the digest are penalized erection and common field issues. This edition contains information related to the newest standard joist product, the CJ-Series joists that were introduced in 2007. It also includes updated information on Bridging in Chapter 8 as well as some additional topics added to the list of Miscellaneous Topics - Common Field Issues in Chapter 9. General contractors, steel erectors, inspectors, and building officials would most benefit from this Technical Digest. Engineers and Architects would also benefit from the information contained in the digest if part of their responsibilities is to oversee joist and Joist Girder projects under construction.

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    Pipe and Excavation Contracting 2011

    Publication Year: 2011

    $43.00

    This popular manual has been updated and improved to bring it more current with modern earth moving and trenching equipment, refined excavation techniques, stricter safety rules, and improved materials. Here you’ll find how to enter and succeed in the underground utility business. Includes hands-on instructions for operating the equipment and doing the trenching, pipe laying and connecting work and answers to what causes so many skilled equipment operators and pipe layers to fail when they try to start their own business.

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    Placing Reinforcing Bars, 10th Edition

    $90.00

    This unique and popular publication presents the best accepted current practices in placing reinforcing bars in structures and pavement. It is written for apprentices, journeymen ironworkers, and inspectors. A definitive resource for preparing provisions in project specifications. Eighteen heavily illustrated chapters cover topics including types of materials, handling of bars at the jobsite, general principles for bar placing, splicing, and tying, bar placement in footings, walls, columns, floors, roofs, pavement and transportation structures. Also includes a chapter on epoxy and other coated reinforcement.

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    International Building Code 2015 with Tabs

    Publication Year: 2015

    $130.19

    The scope of the International Building Code (IBC) includes all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.

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    Training Certification of Field Personnel For Unbonded Post Tensioning

    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: 2003

    $88.00

    This instructional manual has been prepared by the Post-Tensioning Institute's Committee for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning soley as a recommended general guide and assistance to the placement, installation and inspection of unbonded single strand post-tensioning systems, the operation of stressing equipment, and accessories.

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    New Mexico Administrative Code

    Publication Year: 2004

    $35.00

    Title 14

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    New Mexico Commercial Building Code

    Publication Year: 2009

    $9.15

    Title 14, Chapter 7, Part 2

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    Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction 9th Edition

    Publication Year: 2013
    9th Edition

    $224.38

    This up-to-date and practical text offers a complete and well-rounded approach to modern construction principles and practices. Each chapter, while complementary to other chapters, can be taught on a standalone basis, maximizing instructional flexibility in diverse construction, architecture, and engineering courses. PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES OF COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION, 9th Edition shows how to apply design theory to the final constructed process, and provides crucial working knowledge for all contractors who must effectively manage subcontractors. Progressing from basic through advanced material, it enables students to follow design specifications through a complete project. Since this text is on the approved reference list for numerous states that require contractors to pass licensing exams, it offers even more value for students who may need to pass these exams later. This edition's enhancements include improved chapter organization; a new introductory chapter; and valuable new coverage of Proctor curves.

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    Erectors' Manual - Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Pre Cast Concrete Products, 1999

    2nd Edition
    Publication Year: 1999

    $65.78

    This manual is intended to provide standards and corresponding guidelines for the erection of plant-produced precast and prestressed concrete products, and to establish a level of quality that will be recognized and respected by the construction industry. Softcover 96 pages

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    Blank Quick Reference Tabs

    $10.16

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    Modern Masonry - Brick, Block, Stone 8th Edition

    Publication Year: 2015
    8th Edition

    $95.00

    Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone provides a broad understanding of the properties and applications of masonry materials. It then progresses to teaching safe and proper procedures for working with brick, block, and stone. Coverage of concrete form construction and flatwork is also included. Green features address specific topics relating to masonry's impact on the environment. New supplemental teaching materials include PowerPoint presentations and test creation software.Code features reference the International Residential Code and International Building Code, familiarizing students with their requirements.Updated, color images have been added throughout the text to reinforce chapter topics.Over 75 illustrated step-by-step procedures guide student learning.

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    Gypsum Construction Handbook 7th Edtion

    Publication Year: 2014

    $68.00

    The tried-and-true Gypsum Construction Handbook is a systematic guide to selecting and using gypsum drywall, veneer plaster, tile backers, ceilings, and conventional plaster building materials. A widely respected training text for aspiring architects and engineers, the book provides detailed product information and efficient installation methodology. The Seventh Edition features updates in gypsum products, including ultralight panels, glass-mat panels, paperfaced plastic bead, and ultralightweight joint compound, and modern specialty acoustical and ceiling product guidelines. This comprehensive reference also incorporates the latest in sustainable products.

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    Carpentry and Building Construction, 2016 Student Edition

    Publication Year: 2016

    $85.00

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    ACI 530-11 Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures

    Publication Year: 2011

    $118.00

    The 2011 edition represents a major update from the former edition both in technical requirements and in layout. The Code and Specification are written as legal documents so that they may be adopted by reference in general building codes. The Code covers the design and construction of masonry structures, with subjects covered ranging from quality assurance to the details and development of reinforcement. Compliance with the Specification is required by the Code to control materials, labor and construction. The commentaries present background details, committee considerations, and research data used to develop the Code and Specification. The Commentaries are not mandatory and are for information only. Many revisions and enhancements have been made including: • a recalibration of allowable stresses; • the addition of provisions for infill masonry; and • a refinement of the quality assurance/special inspection provisions for masonry that includes references to relevant requirements for each inspection task. (TMS 402-11/ACI 530-11/ASCE 5-11) (TMS 602-11/ACI 530.1-11/ASCE 6-11)

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    ACI 318-11 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete & Commentary

    Publication Year: 2011

    $185.60

    The “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete” (“Code”) covers the materials, design, and construction of structural concrete used in buildings and where applicable in non-building Structures. The Code also covers the strength evaluation of existing concrete structures.

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    Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA) 2019

    Publication Year: 2019

    $26.78

    All Federal Construction Regulations (29 CFR 1926) are included in this “perfect bound” book in an easy-to-read, two-color layout.

    All 29 CFR 1926 regulations for construction industry are included along with the following items:

    29 CFR 1903 regulations covering inspections, citations, and penalties
    29 CFR 1904 regulations covering recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses
    OSHA keyword dictionary
    Easy to find OSHA interpretations

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    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 16th Edition

    $75.00

    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures--the guide to applications, methods, and materials, has been the industry’s primary reference on concrete technology for over 90 years. The fully revised 16th edition published in 2016 by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) provides a concise, current reference on the fundamentals of concrete technology and construction.

    Many advances have been made in concrete technology over the decades ranging from new materials and testing methods, to improved concrete properties and construction practices. Concrete construction today follows a mantra of quicker, stronger, more durable, more resilient, and more sustainable. That story is proudly displayed within the pages of this centennial edition of Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures.

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    SDI (Manual of Construction with Steel Deck) Edition 3

    Publication Year: 2017
    3RD Edition

    $42.00

     

    The new Third Edition of the Steel Deck Institute Manual of Construction with Steel Deck (MOC3) continues the tradition established by earlier editions to provide information necessary for the proper field usage of steel deck. This edition is reformatted for easier use with updated references, including those for the SDI QA/QC Standard for Quality Control and Quality Assurance for Installation of Steel Deck.