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Building Construction

Arun Kumar Jain,Ashok Kumar Jain,B.C. Punmia

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ISBN 10: 8131804283 / ISBN 13: 9788131804285
Published by Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd, 2008
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This book, first published in 1984 and entering into Tenth Edition, contains 32 chapters on various aspects of Building Construction, including the one on ?Earthquake Resistant Buildings? Building Construction is a traditional science which deals with the modern methods of sound construction, incorporating appropriate use of materials, sufficient strength, stability and performance, maximum utility and good proportion and grace. The aim of this book is to acquaint Civil Engineers, Architects, Builders, Contractors etc. with basic principles as well as current design practices in the construction of buildings. The book is based on current construction practices prevalent in India, incorporating latest Indian Standard Recommendations. The basic construction features as well as design details have been profusely illustrated through neat sketches.Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Foundations - 1 : General Chapter 3. Foundations - 2 : Shallow Foundations Chapter 4. Foundations - 3 : Deep Foundations Chapter 5. Masonry - 1 : Stone Masonry Chapter 6. Masonry - 2 : Brick Masonry Chapter 7. Masonry - 3 : Composite Masonry Chapter 8. Load Bearing Walls Chapter 9. Cavity Walls Chapter 10. Partition Walls Chapter 11. Floors - 1 : Ground Floors Chapter 12. Floors - 2 : Upper Floors Chapter 13. Lintels and Arches Chapter 14. Stairs Chapter 15. Roofs and Roof Coverings Chapter 16. Carpentary and Joinery Chapter 17. Doors and Windows Chapter 18. Shoring, Underpinning and Scaffolding Chapter 19. Plastering and Pointing Chapter 20. Paintings, Distempering and Whitewashing Chapter 21. Damp Proofing Chapter 22. Termite Proofing Chapter 23. Fire Protection Chapter 24. Thermal Insulation Chapter 25. Plain and Reinforced Cement Concrete Chapter 26. Form-work Chapter 27. Ventilation and Airconditioning Chapter 28. Acoustics and Sound Insulation Chapter 29. PERT and CPM Chapter 30. Plumbing for Building Chapter 31. Building Plans Chapter 32. Earthquake Resistant Building Printed Pages: 680. Bookseller Inventory # 51235

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Title: Building Construction

Publisher: Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

Edition: 5th or later edition.

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"Building Construction" is a traditional science which deals with the modern methods of sound construction, incorporating appropriate use of materials, sufficient strength, stability and performance, maximum utility and good proportion and grace. The aim of this book is to acquaint Civil Engineers, Architects, Builders, Contractors etc. with basic principles as well as current design practices in the construction of buildings. The book is based on current construction practices prevalent in India, incorporating latest Indian Standard Recommendations. The basic construction features as well as design details have been profusely illustrated through neat sketches.

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