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Publisher KHANNA PUBLISHERS All Civil Engineering books by KHANNA PUBLISHERS
ISBN 9788174092632
Author: J. Jha, S. K. Sinha
Number of Pages 955
Edition Sixth Edition
Available in all digital devices
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Building Construction by J. Jha, S. K. Sinha
Book Summary:

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. Chapters 17, 18, 25, 30 and 31 have been re-written and Chapter 33 on ‘‘Recent trends in Building Construction’’ has been added. All other chapters have been revised completely with addition of many more figures and photographs. Authors expect 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 will also provide some useful information to the practicing and field engineers. Any shortcomings and suggestions are most welcome

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Civil Engineering Students.
Table of Contents:

1. Basics of Building Planning

2. Site Investigation and Bearing Capacity of Soil

3. Foundations

4. Brick Masonry

5. Stone Masonry

6. Plastering and Pointing

7. Types of Partition Walls

8. Hollow Block Masonry

9. Damp Prevention

10. Arches and Lintels

11. Wood Work and Joinery

12. Doors and Windows

13. Floors and Floor Coverings

14. Stairs

15. Roof and Roof Covering

16. Fabrication and Erection of Steel Structures

17. Cement Concrete and Reinforced Cement Concrete Construction

18. Formwork for Concrete Structures

19. Construction of Multi-Storeyed Building

20. Painting, Distempering and White Washing

21. Shoring, Underpinning and Scaffolding

22. Thermal Insulation

23. Air-conditioning, Heating,Cooling and Ventilation of Building

24. Acoustics and Sound Insulation

25. Earthquake Resistant Construction

26. Fire-Proof Constructions

27. Safety Programme in Construction

28. Building Services

29. Electrical Installation and House Wiring

30. Bulding Bye-Laws

31. Anti-Termite Treatment

32. Quality Assurance

33. Recent Developments in Building Construction

34. Sustainable or Green Building Planing, Design and Construction

35. References

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