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MODERN BUILDING MATERIALS AND METHODS AND THEIR PRACTICAL AP-
PLICATION TO ALL FORMS OF CONSTRUCTION IN WOOD, STONE, BRICK,
STEEL, AND CONCRETE; INCLUDING ALSO SUCH ALLIED BRANCHES
OF THE STRUCTURAL FIELD AS HEATING AND VENTILATING,
PLUMBING, ELECTRIC WIRING, PAINTING, CONTRACTS, SPECI-
FICATIONS, ESTIMATING, STRUCTURAL DRAFTING, ETC.

Based on the Practical Experience of a
LARGE STAFF OF EXPERTS IN ACTUAL CONSTRUCTION WORK

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COPYRIGHT, 1909

BY

THE RADFORD ARCHITECTURAL COMPANY

Cyclopedia of Construction

Prepared under the Supervision of
WILLIAM A. RADFORD

Editor-in-Chief
President of the Radford Architectural Company, Chicago, Ill.
Editor-in-Chief of the “American Carpenter and

Builder" and the “Cement World".

ALFRED SIDNEY JOHNSON, A. M., Ph. D.

Editor in Charge Author of "The Materials and Manufacture of Concrete,” etc. Formerly Editor of “Current History.” Associate Editor of Numerous Standard Works

of Reference

Partial List of Authors and Collaborators

JOHN P. BROOKS, M. S.

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, and Acting Head of

Department of Civil Engineering, University of Illinois

FRANK 0. DUFOUR, C. E.
Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering, University of Illin.

nois
Author of "Bridge Engineering," "Roof Trusses," etc.

DAVID P. MORETON, B. S.
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Armour Institute

of Techpoiogy

ALFRED G. KING

Consulting Engineer on Heating and Ventilating
Author of “Practical Steam and Hot-Water Heating and Ventila-

tion," "Steam and Hot Water Heating Charts," "Practical
Heating Illustrated," etc.

ERVIN KENISON, S. B.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Drawing and Descriptive

Geometry. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Author of a Practical Textbook of Mechanical Drawing

AUTHORS AND COLLABORATORS—(Continued)

LORING H. PROVINE, B. S.

Archi

Instructor in Architectural Engineering Department of

tecture, University of Illinois

THOMAS TAIT, C. E.

Consulting Heating, Ventilating, and Sanitary Engineer
Member American Society of Inspectors of Plumbing and Sanitary

Engineers
Member American Society of Heating and Ventilating Engineers

RICHARD T. DANA

Consulting Engineer
Chief Engineer, Construction Service Company, New York, N. Y.
Joint Author with Halbert P. Gillette of "Cost-Analysis Engi-

neering"
Member American Society of Civil Engineers
Member American Institute of Mechanical Engineers

WILLIAM A. RADFORD

President, The Radford Architectural Company, Chicago, Illi.
Editor-in-Chief, “American Carpenter and Builder" and "Cement

World"
Author of "Practical Carpentry," "The Steel Square," etc.

GEORGE W. ASHBY

Architect
Vice-President, The Radford Architectural Company, Chicago, Ill.

CHARLES W. RADFORD

Treasurer, The Radford Architectural Company, Chicago, Ill.

CHARLES D. WARNER

Editor “Cement World" and "Dealers Record."

BERNARD L. JOHNSON, B. S.

Editor “American Carpenter and Builder" and "Woodworkers Re

view" Formerly Mechanical Engineer. Fitz-Hugh Luther Locomotive &

Car Company, Chicago, Ill.

E. L. HATFIELD

General Manager, Cement World Company, Chicago, Ill.

IRA S. GRIFFITH, A. B.

Supervisor of Manual Training. Oak Park, III.
Member Editorial Board, Western Drawing and Manual Training

Association
Formerly Professor of Mathematics. Eureka College
Author of "Essentials of Woodworking"

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