Construction Calculations Manual from Elsevier
Written by one of the premier professionals in the field, Construction Calculations Manual provides end users with the calculations necessary for ensuring the on-time project delivery, within-budget projects. The proposed book will provide an owner, planning a construction project, with detailed calculations regarding site work, piping and pipe fitting, cost estimation, and overall project management.
The only book of its kind on the market today, this guide gives you all essential calculations used on the construction site. Day-to-day construction work calculations are presented in plain easy to read language. Time saving calculations include:
Complete Stair calculations for Risers, Treads, Stringer Length and Incline Angle
Set Riser Height and solve for Stairwell Opening
Built-in Right-Angle Functions for Square-ups, Slopes
Area, Volume and Perimeter solutions with Length, Width and Height Keys
Drywall, Siding and Paneling Key calculates
Roof Function finds Area, Bundles, Squares and 4x8 Sheathing for Flat or Pitched Roofs
Compound Miter - Store Crown Angle and Enter Wall Corner Angle to calculate the Blade Tilt and Angle for Miters cuts
Board Feet Lumber estimating
All calculations are categorized according to equipment type--and sample calculations, applications and examples are provided. With this book in hand, owners, construction managers, construction engineers, architects, and contractor will find manual a valuable guide to some of the most common and difficult calculations in all aspects of construction.
Key features of Construction Calculations Manual include:
Work in and convert between building dimensions, including metric
Built-in right-angle solutions
Areas, volumes, square-ups
Complete stair layouts
Roof, rafter and framing solutions
Circle: arcs, circumference, segments
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