ISBN 9788174092632,Building Construction

Building Construction


J. Jha


Khanna Publisher



Khanna Publisher

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788174092632

ISBN-10 8174092633

Paper Back

Edition 5th
Number of Pages 938 Pages
Language (English)

Civil Engineering

Present edition of the book has been thoroughly revised and enlarged. It has been attempted to include the modern techniques of building construction in practice. All the chapter have been revised completely with addition of many more figures and photographs. Authors expected that this edition of the book will be quite helpful in giving the basic and modern concept of building construction to the students. The book also provide some useful information to the practicing and field engineers.

Table of Contents
Basics of Building Planning Site Investigation and Bearing Capacity of Soil Foundations Brick Masonry
Stone Masonry Plastering and Pointing Types of Partition Walls Hollow Block Masonry Damp Prevention Arches and Lintels Wood Work and Joinery Doors and Windows Floors and Floor Coverings Stairs Roofs and Roof Covering Fabrication and Erection of Steel Structures Cement Concrete and Reinforced Cement Concrete Construction Formwork for Concrete Structures Construction of Multi-storeyed Building Painting, Distempering and White Washing Shorting, Underpinning and Scaffolding Thermal Insulation Air-Conditioning, Heating, Cooling and Ventilation of Building Acoustics and Sound Insulation Earthquake Resistant Construction Fire-proof Construction Safety Programme in Construction Building Services Electrical Installation and Housing Wiring Building Bye-Laws Anti-Termite Treatment Quality Assurance Recent Developments in Building Construction Sustainable or Green Building Planning, Design and Construction.

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