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Fundamental Building Technology

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ISBN-10: 0415692598

ISBN-13: 9780415692595

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Andrew J. Charlett, Craig Maybery-Thomas

List price: $42.99
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Students undertaking all first level undergraduate programmes in construction need to develop an understanding of basic building technology. A good way to achieve this is by studying simple house construction. Once the fundamental concepts of building technology have been understood at this level, students can comfortably progress to more advanced building technology, related to larger and more complex structures.This up-to-date and dependable textbook takes a conceptual approach, focussing on the functional requirements of each element in the building. Andrew Charlett explains how each of these elements can best be satisfied in the design, through the selection of materials and the…    
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Book details

List price: $42.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 1/24/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Introduction to Building Technology
Development controls
Site Investigation and the Type of Ground
Bricks and Blocks
External Walls
Bonding and Openings
Ground Floors
Upper Floors
Flat Roof Construction and Coverings
Pitched Roof Construction and Coverings
Timber Frame and Steel Frame House Construction
Plasters and Plasterboards
Internal Walls and Partitions
Internal Finishes
External Wall Finishes