Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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R *)AL PORTLAND CEMENT tammmB^^maessam^^smt OUK NEW BOOK The Concrete House and its Construction is an invaluable aid to the designer, the contractor or the prospective ownerof a concrete home. Nothing is more fitting, more fire resisting, moredurable or more sanitary than concrete for the construction of residencesfrom simple cottages to costly mansions. Get this book and learn about the possibilities of concrete for house building. Handsomely bound in cloth—224 pages—159 illustrations. INDEX OF CHAPTERS: (1) The advantages of Concrete for HouseConstruction. (2) Architectural Design and Treatment ofConcrete Houses. (3) Details of Construction. Operations in the Field. Calculations for Determining the Strength and Design of Reinforced Concrete inHouse Construction. (6) Calculating the Bending Movement for Re-inforced Concrete Beams and Slabs and theDetermination of Size and Reinforcement. (7) Tables for Designing Reinforced Con-crete Construction and Their Use. (8) Concrete Block
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