By David Kent Ballast(auth.)

Considerably up-to-date with revisions to almost all 200-plus information, this moment version of Architect's instruction manual of building Detailing offers architects, engineers, inside designers, contractors, and different development pros with all the universal building info, fabrics details, and detailing strategies used through the undefined. the data can be utilized as is or changed to slot person venture designs. every one of book's seven sections -- formatted to stick with the recent six-digit CSI MasterFormat procedure -- includes info and comparable details, together with descriptions, detailing issues, fabric standards, set up necessities, tolerance coordination, and sure failure issues. also, SI (metric) equivalents were further to all dimensions.Content:
Chapter 1 Concrete info (pages 1–53):
Chapter 2 Masonry information (pages 55–142):
Chapter three steel information (pages 143–168):
Chapter four wooden information (pages 169–201):
Chapter five Thermal and Moisture safety information (pages 203–295):
Chapter 6 Door and Window info (pages 297–345):
Chapter 7 end info (pages 347–414):

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Precast panel connections should provide for adjustability in three dimensions. Panel connections should allow for a concrete beam and slab tolerance of ±3/4 in. (38 mm), a horizontal location of beam edge tolerance of ±1 in. (25 mm), and a precast panel tolerance of +1/4 in. (6 mm). Concrete Details Figure 1-10 Precast concrete spandrel with insulation 03 40 01 ±1/4" (6) opening height tolerance between panels slope 2% min. window assembly with weeps aluminum sill trim seal shim space with vapor retarder tape if required 07 92 13 & 07 91 23 precast panel attached at columns; verify details with structural engineer and precast supplier shim and attach window assembly to precast as recommended by precast supplier gypsum wallboard on metal studs 07 21 16 07 21 29 07 26 13 fire safing insulation and smoke seal as required precast reinforcing not shown for clarity 1-1/2" (38) min.

Refer to Section 5-5 for more information on vapor retarders. Window sills should be detailed with flashing (including end dams) to drain any moisture to the outside. Maximum furring or stud spacing is 24 in. (610 mm) on center. Precast concrete insulated panels can also be used in lieu of cast concrete. This construction eliminates thermal bridging and provides an extra layer of insulation. Foam insulation must be covered with a code-approved thermal barrier. This is a minimum 1/2 in. (13 mm) layer of gypsum wallboard.

While this detail indicates panel attachment to concrete structural columns at either end of the panel, panels may also be attached at the floor line, as shown in Figs. 1-19 and 1-20. For a full discussion of precast concrete design, refer to Architectural Precast Concrete, published by the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. Limitations of Use This detail shows a cladding panel not intended to support any additional gravity loads other than its own weight, wind, seismic forces, and the load of the window system.

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