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Barry's introduction to construction of buildings / Stephen Emmitt.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: Hoboken, NJ, USA : Wiley Blackwell, [2019].Edition: 4th editionDescription: xii, 752 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781118977163 (pbk.)
Other title:
  • Introduction to construction of buildings
  • Introduction to the construction of buildings
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • TH146 Em6 2019
Online resources:
Contents:
Introduction -- Site analysis, set-up, drainage and scaffolding -- Ground stability and foundations -- Floors -- Loadbearing walls -- Roofs -- Windows -- Doors -- Stairs and ramps -- Surface finishes -- Internal environment and energy supply -- Water supply and sanitation.
Summary: "Based mainly on domestic and residential buildings--and filled with extensive illustrations throughout--this concise text is the ideal introduction to the subject of building construction. It provides the basic material that readers need in order to understand the construction process for the majority of low rise buildings. The book explains construction technology through the key functional and performance requirements for the main elements common to all buildings. With a strong focus on building efficiency and meeting the challenges posed by limiting the environmental impact of buildings, and new "at a glance" summaries allowing you to grasp the salient points of each chapter, readers will find the text fully up to date with the latest building regulations and construction technology."--Back cover.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Site analysis, set-up, drainage and scaffolding -- Ground stability and foundations -- Floors -- Loadbearing walls -- Roofs -- Windows -- Doors -- Stairs and ramps -- Surface finishes -- Internal environment and energy supply -- Water supply and sanitation.

"Based mainly on domestic and residential buildings--and filled with extensive illustrations throughout--this concise text is the ideal introduction to the subject of building construction. It provides the basic material that readers need in order to understand the construction process for the majority of low rise buildings. The book explains construction technology through the key functional and performance requirements for the main elements common to all buildings. With a strong focus on building efficiency and meeting the challenges posed by limiting the environmental impact of buildings, and new "at a glance" summaries allowing you to grasp the salient points of each chapter, readers will find the text fully up to date with the latest building regulations and construction technology."--Back cover.

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