• Corpus ID: 107002364

Building Design and Construction Handbook

  title={Building Design and Construction Handbook},
  author={Frederick S. Merritt and Jonathan T. Ricketts},
This fifth edition offers engineers, architects, contractors and other building professionals a concise, authoritative guide to modern building design and construction. It presents step-by-step descriptions of building design and construction techniques, offers good-practice suggestions and proposes many ideas for saving time and money in design and construction tasks. The handbook features current information on building systems; protection against hazards; structural theory; construction…