Construction Technology

Construction Technology

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Construction Technology covers the basic elements of substructure (site works, setting out and foundations) and superstructure (flooring and roofs, simple finishes, fittings and fixtures), as well as basic services such as water, gas electricity and drainage, and considers low-rise framed industrial and commercial buildings.An ideal reference for students on construction crafts courses, this is an essential text for all students new to the subject, whether they are on GNVQ, BTEC HNC/D or degree programmes in construction or related sectors. Completely updated to take into account new Building Regulation requirements. Includes information on construction techniques updated in line with new regulations. New chapter  Access and Facilities for the Disabled  includes domestic and commercial areas. Additional information covering the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and Town and Country Planning Act 1990. Ideal introduction: assumes no previous knowledge of the subject.Covers conventional methods of on-site construction. Presents a rational, logical progression of subjects following the construction sequence. Represents contemporary and established practice. Keeps key elements of historic practice for maintenance reference. Detailed illustrations capture core information. Contains up-to-date references to current legislation and regulations, including the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994 and the Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 648 pages
  • 172 x 230 x 34mm | 1,038.72g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0131286420
  • 9780131286429
  • 391,063

Table of contents

PrefaceAcknowledgementsIntroductionPart 1 Site and Temporary WorksPart 2 SubstructurePart 3 SuperstructurePart 4 Solid Concrete and Ground Floor ConstructionPart 5 Fuel ConsumptionPart 6 RoofsPart 7 Internal Fixtures and FittingsPart 8 InsulationPart 9 Access and Facilities for the Disabled - Dwelling Houses and FlatsPart 10 Framed BuildingsPart 11 ServicesBibliographyIndex
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