This new edition builds on the highly successful first edition and includes a new chapter dealing with glass, a thorough update of the health and safety chapter, and an additional section providing information on the management of demolition projects, plus additional illustrations throughout the book. It remains a compendium of valuable practical engineering experience contributing to good working practice. It is a proven aide-mémoire and comprehensive handbook providing best practical guidance for engineers on site and the ideal primer and reference for students who require a broad guide to all aspects of engineering on site.
Foreword. Quality Management. Working with Weather. Construction Plant. Setting Out. Flexible Roads and Other Paved Areas. Drains, Sewers and Services. Earthworks and Excavation. Foundations. Mastic Asphalt. Masonry. Formwork, Scaffolding, Falsework and Façade Retention. Reinforcement. Concrete. Structural Steelwork. Timber. Exterior Claddings and Internal Finishes. Building Engineering Services. Working with Glass. Health and Safety in Construction. Guide to Demolition. Appendix. Index.