Building construction handbook / R. Chudley and R. Greeno.

by Chudley, RLooking glass; Greeno, RogerLooking glass.

Publisher: Oxford : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2008.Edition: Seventh edition.Description: xi, 763 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780750686228; 0750686227.Subject(s): Building -- Handbooks, manuals, etcLooking glass | Construction industry -- Handbooks, manuals, etcNote: Previous ed.: 2006.;
Includes index.
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Building Construction Handbook is an authoritative reference for all 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. The new edition has been reviewed and updated and includes additional material on energy conservation, sustainable construction, environmental and green building issues. Further details of fire protection to elements of construction are provided.Building Construction Handbook is an essential text for undergraduate and vocational students on a wide range of courses including NVQ and BTEC National, through Higher National Certificate and Diploma to Foundation and three-year Degree level. It is also a useful practice reference for building designers, contractors and others engaged in the construction industry. It is ideal for students on all construction courses. The topics are presented concisely in plain language and with clear drawings. It incorporates recent revisions to Building and Construction Regulations.

Previous ed.: 2006.

Includes index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • General
  • Site Works
  • Builders Plant
  • Substructure
  • Superstructure
  • Internal Construction and Finishes
  • Domestic Services
  • Index