Publisher description for Building construction handbook / R. Chudley and R. Greeno.


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Building Construction Handbook summarizes concisely, in diagrams and brief explanations, all elements of the building process. Practice, techniques and procedures are clearly defined with supplementary references to regulations and relevant standards.

This illustrative approach to construction provides a comprehensive analysis through explicit drawings and text to benefit all members of the construction industry. It is an essential resource for the management, architecture, surveying, the built environment and other related subjects will value it as a course reader, not least for its detailed and extensive coverage of all important aspects of construction technology.

This third edition has been amended and updated to acknowledge current building and construction regulations. Where appropriate, it includes reference to the wider ranging European standards. Many new pages have been added to incorporate contemporary practice and elements of structural design.

Appeals to all factions of the construction industry

Highly illustrative, comprehensive treatment of the subject

Satisfies all levels of study from technician to technologist (GNVQ to graduate)




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Building -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.