Technical Print Resources

Technical literature represents resources that are referenced for codes, standards, and other technical data.

691
Am3a

Arch/Art
Reference

ASTM Standards in Building Codes

Published by American Society for Testing and Materials, this is an authentic source for building design industries and construction to test procedures and check quality for materials and constructions.

Q.690
N39ba:E2000

Arch/Art
Closed Stacks

Architects' Data

Graphic standards used in Europe, mainly in the United Kingdom

Q.720.284
St59a

Arch/Art &
Arch/Art
Closed Stacks

Architect's Detail Library

Comprehensive drawings of detail components such as wood members, steel shapes, wall constructions for architects and engineers

Q.692.2
B212a

Arch/Art
Closed Stacks

Architect's Handbook of Construction Detailing

Presents ready-to-use information about critical building details to help in producing construction drawings, design, and develop custom detail.

Q.721
B212a

Arch/Art
Closed Stacks

Architect's Handbook of Formulas, Tables, & Mathemateical Calculations

Compilation of a vast range of practical, concise formulas, tables, and calculation methods useful to imrove the design process by architects and interior designers.

Q.721
Al53a2002

Arch/Art
Closed Stacks

The Architect's Studio Companion: Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design

Combines building codes, industry standards, manufacturer's literature, and engineering reference works into simple formal and spatial approximations to assist exploration of building design.

Q.692.2
R14a2000

Arch/Art
Closed Stacks

Architectural Graphic Standards

More than 1,000 pages and 11,000 illustrations guide architects, engineers, contractors, and others to answer questions from site planning to building systems.

Q.720.2
Am3h2001

Arch/Art &
Arch/Art
Closed Stacks

The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice (see also earlier edition in loose leaf format in Reference Room)

Premier manual of the architectural profession and serves as a reference book. The book is divided into five parts, architects, firms, projects, and a reference set of the AIA documents. Student edition is available.

690
M179b

Arch/Art
Closed Stacks

Building Technology: Mechanical & Electrical Systems

Covers information on technology in the building industry and references for draftsman, junior designer, field service engineer, inspector, and technician.

692.09773
C432

Arch/Art
Closed Stacks &
Main Stacks

Chicago Building Code

Intends to provide easy access to building code requirements in the Chicago area.

690.03
St34c1993

Arch/Art

Construction Glossary: an Encyclopedia Reference and Manual

Definitions include multiple meanings, historical references, specification language, code interpretations, reference standards, manufacurer's recommended descriptions, and scientific and engineering analysis.

Q.693
Sch5c2001

Arch/Art

Construction: Principles, Materials, and Methods

Attempts to cover every principle, material, and method used to design and construct both large and small buildings of most types.

Q.720.47
En892

Arch/Art

Environmental Resource Guide

Gives information on all kinds of building materials and helps architects and designers make the right choices to protect the environment.

690.03
M4622000

Arch/Art Reference

Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary

Covers all of the recent developments in building materials and process, from engineered lumber products to the newest seismic technologies.

Q.690
N466s1993

Arch/Art
Closed Stacks

Standard Handbook of Structural Details for Building Construction

Provides graphic means of communication between architects, engineers, contractors of the design and construction of buildings. The contents are not actual structural designs. They are only suggested representations for the utilization of the materials.

Q.690
Sw3

Arch/Art &
Main Stacks

Sweet's Catalog File

Includes detailed information on building products.

Q.690
Ar2t1997

Arch/Art, Main Stacks, & Engineering

Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design Data

Part I, "Architectural Fundamentals," provides principles and cross-cutting discussion applicable to many topics and scales. Part II, "Design Data," deals with knowledge and information placed in the sequence of construction

Q.621.32
St32t

Arch/Art
Closed Stacks & Engineering

Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Lighting

Combines design principles, specific application needs, lighting technologies and computed data for architectural designers and engineers.

Q.691.0218
T482

Arch/Art
Closed Stacks

Time-Saver Standards for Building Materials & Systems

A guide and data source for building materials and systems design, evaluation and selection. Text and illustrations highlight design criteria and selection data of the entire assembly of a building construction project.