For 100 years, PCA has provided technical guidance to the concrete practitioner on how to design and control concrete mixtures. 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.
Developed as a handy, easy-to-use resource for electrical estimators, contractors, electricians, and apprentices, the Electrical Field Reference Handbook is the ultimate desk and field reference. Now updated to the National Electrical Code 2008, it covers the most frequently used on-the-job information, such as: standard symbols for blueprints, drawings, and instrumentation, key formulas and calculations, common NEC 2008 tables, motor and transformer calculations, and more. A section devoted to first aid and OSHA safety standards demonstrates the book's commitment not only to accuracy and currency, but also to safety. With a durable, spiral-bound format perfect for work in the field and a straightforward writing style, this book provides electricians with at-your-fingertips information virtually any time and any place it is needed.
This handbook is designed to provide the most up to date information for building energy efficient homes in Florida's hot humid climate. The 9th edition reflects the Florida Building Code - 6th edition (2017), which became effective on December 31, 2017.
This manual is intended to provide standards (shown in boldface) and corresponding guidelines (commentary) 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.
This new edition of a trusted reference has been completely updated to keep excavating contractors, operating engineers, and those learning the trade current with state-of-the-art equipment usage and the most efficient excavating and grading techniques.
Fully up-to-date with the latest codes and standards, this practical resource contains everything you need to plan, select, design, specify, and test piping systems for industry, commercial, and institutional applications. The book includes complete coverage of pipes, fittings, valves, jointing methods, hangers, supports, pumps, tanks, and other required equipment.
Ferm’s Fast Finder index uses the electrical inspector’s language for the 2017 National Electrical Code. This handy index groups information together under appropriate and alphabetized headings that are specific and comprehensive.
The ADC has produced the 5th Edition of the Flexible Duct Performance & Installation Standards (a 28-page manual) for use and reference by designers, architects, engineers, contractors, installers and users for evaluating, selecting, specifying and properly installing flexible duct in heating and air conditioning systems.
The 7th Edition (2020) update to the Florida Building Code: Energy Conservation is a fully integrated publication that updates the 6th Edition 2017 Florida Building Code: Energy Conservation using the latest changes to the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code® with customized amendments adopted statewide. Chapter tabs are also included.
The 7th Edition (2020) update to the Florida Building Code: Fuel Gas is a fully integrated publication that updates the 6th Edition 2017 Florida Building Code: Fuel Gas using the latest changes to the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code® with customized amendments adopted statewide. Florida Building Code Administrative Chapter 1 is included. Chapter tabs are also included.
The 7th Edition (2020) update to the Florida Building Code: Plumbing is a fully integrated publication that updates the 6th Edition 2017 Florida Building Code: Plumbing using the latest changes to the 2018 International Plumbing Code® with customized amendments adopted statewide. Florida Building Code Administrative Chapter 1 is included.
The 7th Edition (2020) update to the Florida Building Code: Residential is a fully integrated publication that updates the 6th Edition 2017 Florida Building Code: Residential using the latest changes to the 2018 International Residential Code® with customized amendments adopted statewide. Florida Building Code Administrative Chapter 1 is included. Loose-leaf copy
Created with a clear-cut vision of necessary knowledge, this groundbreaking text provides comprehensive coverage of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration. Lauded as a reader-friendly text that delivers fundamental concepts, the most current trends, and practical applications with simple language and skillfully presented concepts, Fundamentals of HVACR, 2nd edition boasts carefully selected artwork and the right amount of detail.
This book helps readers understand the fundamental concepts of sustainable design and green building practices, which will soon become common practice on every project. It is also intended as a practical study guide for the LEED Green Associate exam, with a step-by-step study guide and an assessment (a practice exam with 80 questions and a focused discussion for each example). This book includes a discussion on why this topic is important to understand, practice, and teach along with practical examples of methods that are being used to increase a project’s environmental performance and additional study resources/references.
This manual is the primary resource for the Hawaii Contractor Business and Law exam. The manual covers critical subject areas, including: contracts, labor laws, financial management, tax laws, marketing, licensing and estimating. It also includes: Hawaii Licensing Rules and Statutes; OSHA Information; Fair Labor Standards Act; Hawaii Labor Laws; Hawaii Department of Taxation information; and Hawaii Mechanic’s Lien Laws.
This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: On-road Dump Trucks, Scrapers, Loaders, Rough Terrain Forklifts, Excavation Math, Interpreting Civil Drawings, Site Work, Skid Steers, and Soils
High Pressure Boilers continues to be the leading resource for preparing for high pressure boiler operator and facility operating engineer licensing. This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the safe and efficient operation of high pressure steam boilers and related equipment. The latest combustion control technology, as well as EPA regulations and their implications, are covered in this edition. Each chapter includes case studies to enhance learning as well as a separate chapter with test-taking tips and six sample exams.