Building Construction eBook

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Publisher Vikas Publishing All Civil Engineering books by Vikas Publishing
ISBN 9789325960794
Author: S S Bhavikatti
Number of Pages 369
Available in all digital devices
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Building Construction by S S Bhavikatti
Book Summary:

Building Construction covers the entire process of building construction in detail, from the stage of planning and foundation building to the finishing stages like plastering, painting, electricity supply and woodwork. Each of the basic components of a building are covered separately, including doors, windows, floors, roof, walls, partitions, as are the basic finishing works like plumbing, damp-proofing, ventilation, air conditioning and so on. Essential features of construction like acoustics, fire-resistance and earthquake-resistant design are also covered. In keeping with contemporary needs, the book also includes a chapter on the environmental impact of a building and how to make it green.

The text, presented in simple, precise and reader-friendly language, is amply supported by figures and tables. Together with its companion volume, Building Materials, the book will meet the academic requirements of degree, as well as diploma courses in civil engineering and architecture.

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for civil engineering students.
Table of Contents:

1. Introduction

2. Building Planning

3. Foundations

4. Stone Masonry

5. Brick Masonry

6. Concrete Block Masonry and Composite Masonry

7. Partitions and Cavity walls

8. Doors, Windows and Ventilators

9. Lintels and Arches

10. Floor and Flooring

11. Roof

12.Stairs and Lifts

13. Plastering and Pointing

14. Painting and other Decorative Finishes

15. Cement Concrete Works

16. Temporary Works

17. Plumbing Services

18. Electricity Supply

19. Damp-proofing and waterproofing

20. Anti-termite Treatment

21.Acoustics of a Building

22. Fire-resistant Construction

23. Maintenance of Buildings

24. Equipment for Building Construction

25. Mass Housing Schemes and Cost-effective Construction Techniques

26. Green Buildings

27. Planning and Management of Construction Project