• Building Construction
Book Detail
Publication Year 2001
ISBN-13 978-81-7409-263-2
ISBN-10 81-7409-263-2
Language English
Edition Sixth
Number of Pages 938
Preface Present edition of the book has been thoroughly revised and enlarged. It has been attempted to include the modern techniques of building construction in practice. All the chapter have been revised completely with addition of many more figures and photographs. Authors expected that this edition of the book will be quite helpful in giving the basic and modern concept of building construction to the students. The book also provide some useful information to the practicing and field engineers.
Table of Contents * Basics of Building Planning * Site Investigation and Bearing Capacity of Soil * Foundations * Brick Masonry * Stone Masonry * Plastering and Pointing * Types of Partition Walls * Hollow Block Masonry * Damp Prevention * Arches and Lintels * Wood Work and Joinery * Doors and Windows * Floors and Floor Coverings * Stairs * Roofs and Roof Covering * Fabrication and Erection of Steel Structures * Cement Concrete and Reinforced Cement Concrete Construction * Formwork for Concrete Structures * Construction of Multi-storeyed Building * Painting, Distempering and White Washing * Shorting, Underpinning and Scaffolding * Thermal Insulation * Air-Conditioning, Heating, Cooling and Ventilation of Building * Acoustics and Sound Insulation * Earthquake Resistant Construction * Fire-proof Construction * Safety Programme in Construction * Building Services * Electrical Installation and Housing Wiring * Building Bye-Laws * Anti-Termite Treatment * Quality Assurance * Recent Developments in Building Construction * Sustainable or Green Building Planning, Design and Construction * References

Building Construction

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