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Building in the 21st century

Author: Robert Cooke
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Building in the 21st Century provides a core textbook for students studying for a National Award, Certificate or Diploma in Construction. It will also be useful for students taking the GCSE in Construction, and for HNC students. With hundreds of full cover photographs and diagrams, the book takes a fresh approach to the BTEC/Edexcel units, emphasising health and safety throughout, as well as environmental  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Cooke
ISBN: 9781405156554 1405156554
OCLC Number: 123818316
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 485 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Surveying processes --
Ch. 2. Topographical surveys --
Ch. 3. Building surveying --
Ch. 4. Foundations --
Ch. 5. Walls and openings --
Ch. 6. Floors and stairs --
Ch. 7. Roofs --
Ch. 8. Construction techniques --
Ch. 9. Site issues --
Ch. 10. Construction and the environment --
Ch. 11. Energy --
Ch. 12. Utilities.
Other Titles: Building in the twenty first century
Responsibility: Robert Cooke.
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This book has been written specifically to provide a text for the latest BTEC/EdEXCEL construction technician's course, and it will also be of interest to students taking GCSE in Construction and as  Read more...

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