Accession Number : ADA119515

Title :   Tropical Engineering. Design Manual-11.1.

Descriptive Note : Final design criteria.

Corporate Author : NAVAL FACILITIES ENGINEERING COMMAND ALEXANDRIA VA

PDF Url : ADA119515

Report Date : Mar 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 115

Abstract : Guidance and policy are presented for the design, construction, and maintenance of shore facilities in the tropics utilizing qualified materials, applications, and methods to overcome the aggressive solar radiation, high humidity, salt spray, mildew, and termites. The design and materials include concrete, masonry, wood and wood products, steel and other metals, paints and protective coatings, windows, doors, roofing, ceilings, and mechanical and electrical items. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Buildings, Tropical regions, Naval shore facilities, Earthwork, Fences, Construction materials, Concrete, Masonry, Metals, Wood, Plastics, Roofs, Doors, Windows, Fittings, Finishes, Piping systems, Air conditioning equipment, Electrical equipment, Architecture, Typhoons, Specifications

Subject Categories : Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE