Building Construction Handbook Low Priced Edition, Seventh Edition

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Building Construction Handbook provides extensive coverage of building construction practice, processes and techniques, representing both traditional procedures and modern developments.

The clear unambiguous language and detailed illustrations have made this book a vital tool for tens of thousands of students every year, and an essential reference for professionals.

Revised and updated to take into account recent changes in Standards and Regulations, and the latest developments in industry practice, the Building Construction Handbook remains the number one book for everyone wanting to know how buildings are built.

* Ideal for students on all construction courses
* Each area presented concisely in plain language with clear drawings
* Explains both traditional and innovative construction techniques

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Roy Chudley has spent practically all of his working life in the building industry. After serving an apprenticeship in carpentry and joinery he worked in various design offices producing details for a wide range of buildings, from simple self-contained flats to nuclear power stations. Time was also spent working as an assistant manager in the small works department of a local building contractor. He spent the last 20 years of his career as a lecturer in Building Technology at the Guildford College of Further Education, retiring in 1987. During his time at college, Roy Chudley produced a number of books on building technology, those still in print are currently being revised for new editions by former colleague and pupil, Roger Greeno. Roy Chudley is author of the following books: Construction Technology Volumes 1 to 4 Longmans Building-site works, substructure and plant Building-superstructures The maintenance and adaptations of buildings Construction Technology Checkbooks Volumes 1 to 5 Building Construction Handbook, Elsevier/Butterworth Heinemann

Roger Greeno has gained extensive experience of the construction industry, commencing as a craft apprentice and progressing to a combined professional and academic career. This has included in excess of 25 years lecturing part and full-time in several colleges and universities, in parallel with ongoing business interests in construction consultancy and practice. Roger has examined for the City & Guilds, BTEC/Edexcel, The University of London and the Chartered Institute of Building. His construction publications include: * Construction Processes, Level 1 (Pearson) * Building Construction, Level 3 (Pearson) * Principles of Construction (Pearson) * Building Services, Design & Technology (Pearson/CIOB) * Mitchell's, Introduction to Building (Pearson) * Construction Technology (Pearson) * Advanced Construction Technology (Pearson) * Building Construction Handbook (Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann) * Building Services Handbook (Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann)

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'The student who memorises the Building Construction Handbook will be well informed indeed.'
- NEW CIVIL ENGINEER/NEW BUILDER

'Pages of clear diagrams and brief text packed full of top tips and typical details.'
- BUILDING DESIGN

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ISBN 10:  0750686227 ISBN 13:  9780750686228
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2008
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