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Building construction handbook

Author: R Chudley; Roger Greeno
Publisher: Oxford ; Burlington, MA : Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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This handbook summarises concisely, in diagrams and brief explanations, all the basic building processes and techniques and the regulations that govern them. This latest edition has been updated to incorporate contemporary practices.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Chudley, R.
Building construction handbook.
Oxford ; Burlington, MA : Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2004
(OCoLC)607067661
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Chudley; Roger Greeno
ISBN: 0750661968 9780750661966
OCLC Number: 55107729
Notes: "Incorporating current building & construction regulations."--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 721 pages : illustrations, plans, forms ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. General --
Built environment --
The structure --
Primary and secondary elements --
Component parts and functions --
Construction activities --
Construction documents --
Construction drawings --
Building surveys --
Method statement and programming --
Weights and densities of building materials --
Drawings : notations --
Planning application --
Modular coordination --
Construction regulations --
CDM regulations --
Safety signs and symbols --
Building regulations --
British standards --
European standards --
CPI system of coding --
CI/SfB system of coding --
Part 2. Site works --
Site investigations --
Soil investigation --
Soil assessment and testing --
Site layout considerations --
Site security --
Site lighting and electrical supply --
Site office accommodation --
Materials storage --
Materials testing --
Protection orders for trees and structures --
Locating public utility services --
Setting out --
Levels and angles --
Road construction --
Tubular scaffolding and scaffolding systems --
Shoring systems --
Part 3. Builders plant --
General considerations --
Bulldozers --
Scrapers --
Graders --
Tractor shovels --
Excavators --
Transport vehicles --
Hoists --
Rubble chutes and skips --
Cranes --
Concreting plant --
Part 4. Substructure --
Foundations : function, materials and sizing --
Foundation beds --
Short bored pile foundations --
Foundation types and selection --
Piled foundations --
Retaining walls --
Basement construction --
Waterproofing basements --
Excavations --
Concrete production --
Cofferdams --
Caissons --
Underpinning --
Ground water control --
Soil stabilisation and improvement --
Reclamation of waste land --
Contaminated sub-soil treatment --
Part 5. Superstructure --
Choice of materials --
Brick and block walls --
Damp-roof courses and membranes --
Gas resistant membranes --
Calculated brickwork --
Arches and openings --
Windows, glass and glazing --
Domestic and industrial doors --
Crosswall construction --
Timber frame construction --
Reinforced concrete framed structures --
Formwork --
Precast concrete frames --
Structural steelwork --
Portal frames --
Composite timber beams --
Multi-storey structures --
Roofs : basic forms --
Pitched and flat roofs --
Dry and wet rot --
Long span roofs --
Shell roof construction --
Rooflights --
Rainscreen cladding --
Panel walls and curtain walling --
Concrete claddings --
Thermal insulation --
Thermal bridging --
Sound insulation --
Access for the disabled --
Part 6. Internal construction and finishes --
Internal elements --
Internal walls --
Construction joints --
Partitions --
Plasters and plastering --
Dry lining techniques --
Wall tiling --
Domestic floors and finishes --
Large cast insitu ground floors --
Concrete floor screeds --
Timber suspended floors --
Lateral restraint --
Timber beam design --
Reinforced concrete suspended floors --
Precast concrete floors --
Raised access floors --
Timber, concrete and metal stairs --
Internal doors --
Fire resisting doors --
Plasterboard ceilings --
Suspended ceilings --
Paints and painting --
Joinery production --
Composite boarding --
Plastics in building --
Part 7. Domestic services --
Drainage effluents --
Subsoil drainage --
Surface water removal --
Road drainage --
Rainwater installations --
Drainage systems --
Drainage pipe sizes and gradients --
Water supply --
Cold water installations --
Hot water installations --
Flow controls --
Cisterns and cylinders --
Pipework joints --
Sanitary fittings --
Single and ventilated stack systems --
Domestic hot water heating systems --
Electrical supply and installation --
Gas supply and gas fires --
Services : fire stops and seals --
Open fireplaces and flues --
Telephone installations --
Electronic communications installations.
Responsibility: R. Chudley and R. Greeno.

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