ISBN 9788120328488,Building Materials

Building Materials



PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2005

ISBN 9788120328488

ISBN-10 8120328485


Number of Pages 288 Pages
Language (English)

Engineering: general

This practice-oriented book provides a lucid yet comprehensive coverage of the engineering properties and uses of the materials commonly used in building construction in India. Profusely illustrated with tables and diagrams, the book exposes the reader to the basics of building materials and their specifications. The text also acquaints the reader with the traditional as well as modern materials available in the market. The references to IS codes and standards make this text suitable for further study and field use.This book is primarily designed as an introductory textbook for the students pursuing undergraduate degree (B.E./B.Tech.) and diploma courses in civil engineering and architecture. Because of the lecture-based presentation of the subject, the text would also be of considerable benefit for the young teachers for their classroom lectures. Practising engineers would also get a clear understanding of the fundamentals of the subject.

Key Features Review questions at the end of each chapter enable the reader to recapitulate the topics.Considerable attention is given on field practice.Syllabus of laboratory work on construction materials and a model question paper (Anna University) are given in appendices to guide the reader.