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Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods, 5th Edition by Edward Allen, Joseph Iano

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INTERIOR WALLS AND PARTITIONS

Types of Interior Walls

Fire Walls

Shaft Walls

Fire Barriers and Fire Partitions

Smoke Barriers and Smoke Partitions

Other Nonbearing Partitions

Framed Partition Systems

Partition Framing

Plaster

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CONSIDERATIONS OF SUSTAINABILITY IN GYPSUM PRODUCTS

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PLASTER ORNAMENT

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Gypsum Board

Masonry Partition Systems

Wall and Partition Facings

A plasterer applies a scratch coat of gypsum plaster to expanded metal lath. The partition is framed with open-truss wire studs. Soft-annealed galvanized steel wire is used to make all the connections in this type of partition. (Courtesy of United States Gypsum Company)

There is more to interior walls and partitions than meets the eye. Behind their simple surfaces lie assemblies of materials carefully chosen and combined to meet specific performance requirements relating to structural strength, fire resistance, durability, and acoustical isolation. A partition may be framed with steel or wood studs and faced with plaster ...

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