The 12th edition of Chudley and Greeno’s Building Construction Handbook remains THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of building construction practice, techniques and regulations representing both traditional procedures and modern developments are included to provide the most comprehensive and easy to understand guide to building construction.
This new edition has been updated to reflect recent changes to the building regulations, as well as new material on modern methods of construction, greater emphasis on sustainability and a new look interior.
Chudley and Greeno’s Building Construction Handbook is the essential, easy-to-use resource for undergraduate and vocational students on a wide range of courses including NVQ and BTEC National, through to Higher National Certificate and Diploma, to Foundation and three-year Degree level. It is also a useful practical reference for building designers, contractors and others engaged in the construction industry.
1 Pre Construction 2 Site Investigation 3 Site Works 4 Soil Improvement & Excavation 5 Materials 6 Plant and Scaffold 7 Foundations 8 Basements 9 Ground Supported Floors 10 Suspended Floors 11 External Walls 12 Pitched Roofs 13 Flat Roofs 14 Steel Framed Buildings 15 Concrete Framed Buildings 16 Cladding 17 Windows and Doors 18 Internal Elements 19 Drainage 20 Building Services 21 Insulation and U Values 22 Construction Defects