Building Construction: Book by P. C. Varghese

Building Construction

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ISBN: 9788120330832    Publisher: PHI LEARNING PVT. LTD. Year of publishing: 2007     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 472        Language: English
This book, a companion volume to the author's book on Building Materials, explains the basics of building construction practices in an accessible style. It discusses in detail every element of building...Read more
This book, a companion volume to the author's book on Building Materials, explains the basics of building construction practices in an accessible style. It discusses in detail every element of building construction from start to the finish--from site preparation to provision of services (such as water supply, drainage and electricity supply). Besides, the text describes acoustics and maintenance of buildings, which are important considerations in construction of buildings.

This book is recommended in Royal School of Engineering and Technology, Assam, Assam Engineering College, NIT Patna, Aryabhat Knowledge University, Patna.

This book is primarily designed as an introductory textbook for under-graduate students of civil engineering as well as those pursuing diploma courses in civil engineering and architecture. Practising engineers and any person who has a keen interest in the construction and maintenance of his/her own building will also find the book very helpful.

KEY FEATURES :

 Separate Appendix is given to discuss earthquake-resistant design of buildings.

 Review Questions provided at the end of each chapter enable the readers recapitulate the topics.

 The references to IS codes and standards make the text suitable for further study and field use.

 Because of the lecture-based presentation of the subject, the text will be of considerable benefit for the young teachers for their classroom lectures.
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About the author: P. C. Varghese
P.C. VARGHESE, M.S.; M.Engg. (Harvard); Ph.D., is a distinguished teacher, a well-known consultant and an established author. He had his postgraduate... Read more
P.C. VARGHESE, M.S.; M.Engg. (Harvard); Ph.D., is a distinguished teacher, a well-known consultant and an established author. He had his postgraduate education in soil mechanics at Harvard University, USA (under Professor Terzaghi and Professor Casagrande) and also in reinforced concrete design at Imperial College, London (under Professor A.L.L. Baker). As a teacher, he worked as one of the founding faculty member of three well-known universities--IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and University of Maratuwa, Sri Lanka (here, he also served as UNESCO Chief Technical Advisor). He has good field experiences as Assistant Soil Specialist, Hirakud Dam Project in Odisha, Construction Engineer at IIT Kharagpur and UNCHS Advisor to Buildings Department, Sri Lanka. As an author, he has written a number of textbooks in the field of Civil Engineering after his retirement while working as Honorary Visiting Professor, College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, Chennai. Including the present book, he has written nine books--Building Construction, Foundation Engineering, Design of Reinforced Concrete Foundations, Engineering Geology for Civil Engineers, Limit State Design of Reinforced Concrete, 2nd ed., Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design, 2nd ed., Design of Reinforced Concrete Shells and Folded Plates, Maintenance, Repair & Rehabilitation and Minor Works of Buildings--all published by PHI Learning.
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