Tata McGraw - Hill Education
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This book is divided into 18 Chapters. The first three chapters provide an introduction to formwork, materials for formwork, and design basics for formwork. Thereafter, formwork for foundation, wall, column, and slab and beam formwork is presented. A detailed discussion on special formwork, bridge formwork, flying formwork, and slipform is provide next. Formwork supports and scaffolds are discussed at length in Chapters 12 and 13, respectively. There is a detailed discussion on formwork for precast concrete in Chapter 14. Formwork management issues-pre-award and post-award with case-studies are presented in Chapter 15 and 16. Formwork failure and formwork issues in multi-story construction are discussed in Chapters 17 and 18, respectively, in the end, glossary of formwork related terms is presented.
Formwork theory and practices are explained in simple terms with a large number of schematic diagrams and actual photographs.
Examples from actual projects are presented in lucid terms.
SI unit of measurement has been used.
Numerous solved examples are presented to reinforce the understanding of the concepts.
Formwork products/systems of major manufactures are described in the book.
References to Indian Standards, other major Standard Code of Practices, and research literatures are provided to aid the practitioners and researchers
Review questions of objective and subjective type are provided in each chapter to test the understanding of concepts learnt in a chapter.