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ERIC Number: ED037960
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 466
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Plastics in Building.
Skeist, Irving, Ed.
The evaluation and use of plastics in the construction industry are explained. The contributors offer extensive, timely, and thoroughly researched data on the chemistry, properties, functions, engineering behavior, and specific applications of plastics to building requirements. The major subjects discussed in depth are--(1) the role of plastics in construction, (2) the plastic materials, (3) building codes and regulations, (4) construction aids, (5) structural fiber-glass reinforced plastics, (6) reinforced plastic shell structures, (8) paints, sealants, flooring, and roofing, (9) plastic for walls and doors, (10) plastic foams in thermal insulation, (11) pipe and plumbing, (12) utilities, (13) lighting, (14) permanent fixtures, and (15) the use of plastics in other countries. (TC)
Reinhold Publishing Corporation, New York ($18.00)
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