Building Construction Handbook

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Routledge, 2012 - House & Home - 900 pages
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  • Ideal for students on all construction courses
  • Topics presented concisely in plain language and with clear drawings
  • Fully updated to include all revisions to Building and Construction regulations

Building Construction Handbook is an authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. It is full of detailed drawings that clearly illustrate the construction of building elements. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of building construction practice and techniques, representing both traditional procedures and modern developments, are also included to provide the most comprehensive and easy to understand guide to building construction.

This new edition has been updated to reflect the 2011 changes to the building regulations, as well as new material on energy performance, and substantial revisions of the section on structures.

Building Construction Handbook is the essential, easy-to-use resource for undergraduate and vocational students on a wide range of courses including NVQ and BTEC National, through to Higher National Certificate and Diploma, to Foundation and three-year Degree level. It is also a useful practical reference for building designers, contractors and others engaged in the construction industry.

 

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Updated 2010. A good book for students and professionals for learning, reference and as a reminder. A good book for the shelf. Read full review

Contents

Part One General
1
Part Two Site Works
77
Part Three Builders Plant
185
Part Four Substructure
225
Part Five Superstructure 1
343
Part Six Superstructure 2
543
Part Seven Internal Construction and Finishes
669
Part Eight Domestic Services
805
Index
879
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About the author (2012)

Roger Greeno is a well-known author of construction texts. He has extensive practical and consultancy experience in the industry, in addition to lecturing at several colleges of further and higher education, and the University of Portsmouth. He has also examined for City & Guilds, Edexcel, the Chartered Institute of Building and the University of Reading.

Roy Chudley, formerly Senior Lecturer in Building Technology at the Guildford College of Technology, U.K., is an established author of numerous respected construction texts.

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