Building Materials And Construction

Building Materials And Construction

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Publisher SChand Publications All Civil Engineering books by SChand Publications
ISBN 9789384319809
Author: Misra, Anil Kumar
Number of Pages 383
Edition First Edition
Available in all digital devices
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Building Materials And Construction by Misra, Anil Kumar
Book Summary:

Building Materials and Construction is primarily written for the students of Civil Engineering to make them familiar with building materials and construction practices to build their interest in the field. The book starts with explanation of building material concepts and goes on to explain all the important materials like Lime, Bricks, Cement, Timber, Concrete etc. in separate chapters following the same flow as prescribed in major universities. Special emphasis is given on construction materials such as foundation work, stone and brick masonry, plastering work, door and window design, roof and floors, DPC etc.

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Civil Engineering Student.
Sailent Feature:

1. Expanded coverage of all types of Building Materials with special emphasis on their properties and production techniques.

2. Exhaustive coverage of new topics such as Geosynthetic Materials, Formwork Materials and Special Concreate along with old topics.

3. List of relevant national standards (IS codes) given at the end of chapters

Table of Content:

1. Building Stones

2. Ceramic Building Materials

3. Lime

4. Bricks

5. Cement

6. Timber

7. Mortar

8. Pozzolans

9. Concrete

10. Geosynthetic Materials

11. Special Concrete

12. Formwork Materials

13. Ferrous Metals

14. Steel

15. Non-Ferrous Metals

16. Glass

17. Paints, Varnishes and Distemper

18. Bitumen, Tar and Asphalt

19. Plastic

20. Miscellaneous Materials

21. Brick Masonry

22. Stone Masonry

23. Foundation Work

24. Arches and Lintels

25. Plastering and Pointing

26. Door and Windows

27. Stairs and Lifts

28. Roof and Floors

29. DPC and Waterproofing

30. Ordinary Building Construction Equipment's