Building Design and Construction Handbook, 6th Edition
Both Frederick S. Merritt and Jonathan T. Ricketts have published an exclusive construction book alias Building Design and Construction Handbook, 6th Edition.
This construction reference book focuses on each single vital step in building design and construction covering major modifications in design and construction practices, surveys materials, structures, soil mechanics and foundations, building types, hardware, insulation, acoustics, plumbing, and more. The book is considered as a useful resource for architects, engineers, contractors, and others to perform quickly, efficiently and smartly. The book contains some crucial chapters like new design specifications; the recent upgradation in seismic and wind design criteria; new building systems and material; updated building codes throughout; NFPA requirements; and new wood material and codes.