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1st Edition

A practical guide

ISBN 9780419228202
Published August 15, 1997 by CRC Press
200 Pages

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Book Description

To optimise formwork costs and minimise the time for its construction, the contractor needs to understand the guiding principles of safe and efficient formwork construction. He must also have some insight into the relative merits of the various methods, and should appreciate the practical details of formwork construction. This is a practical, heavily illustrated and comprehensive manual for the construction industry. It is equally useful as a text for building students and teachers and trainees. Its large format, and extensive use of line drawings make it clear and straightforward to use.

Table of Contents

An overview. Materials and components. Ground forms. Wall forms. Column forms. Soffit forms. Beam forms. Stair forms. Permanent forms. Bibliography. Index.

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'Sub-titled "A practical guide" that is exactly what it is.' - Construction Books Direct