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Sarkar, Subir K. and Subhajit Saraswati.

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ISBN 10: 019569483X / ISBN 13: 9780195694833
Published by Oxford, 2008
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2008. Oxford. First. Softback. Book- VG. 9.5x7.5. 572pp. Numerous b/w figures. Bookseller Inventory # 1253987

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Publisher: Oxford

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: VERY GOOD

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This book provides a comprehensive coverage of all aspects of construction activities starting from the initial survey to the completion of a project. Beginning with the basic concepts, the book covers in details aspects such as transportation, handling, storage, earthwork, excavation, concrete technology, fabrication and erection of structural steel, cladding, roofing, and flooring. Besides this, construction of roads and highways is also discussed in detail. It covers the latest relevant developments in construction technology.

The lucid treatment of the subject along with the illustrative graphics of the book will engage students in the subject. Owing to the detailed explanantions and coverage of latest technologies, the book will also serve as a guide for practicing engineers and polytechnic students.

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Prof. Subir Sarkar is a visiting faculty in the construction engineering department of Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has been associated with project implementation for the past 40 years. He was also General Manager, Development Consultants Private Limited, Kolkata. He has contributed several technical papers to reputed national journals.

Prof. Subhajit Saraswati, former Head of the Department, Construction Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, is an M Tech from IIT Kharagpur. He is currently Reader, Department of Construction Engineering, Jadavpur University and also Co-ordinator, Center for Quality Construction, Jadavpur University. He has contributed several technial papers to national and international journals.

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