Building Construction

Building Construction (Paperback)

By Dr B C Punmia Ashok 
Publisher: Laxmi
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 10
Language: English
ISBN: 8131804283
EAN: 9788131804285
No. of Pages: 666
Publish Date: 2008-1-1
Binding: Paperback
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This book, first published in 1984 and entering into Tenth Edition, contains 32 chapters on various aspects of Building Construction, including the one on 'Earthquake Resistant Buildings?. Building Construction is a traditional science which deals with the modern methods of sound construction, incorporating appropriate use of materials, sufficient strength, stability and performance, maximum utility and good proportion and grace. The aim of this book is to acquaint Civil Engineers, Architects, Builders, Contractors etc. with basic principles as well as current design practices in the construction of buildings. The book is based on current construction practices prevalent in India, incorporating latest Indian Standard Recommendations. The basic construction features as well as design details have been profusely illustrated through neat sketches.
Table Of Contents :
Chapter 1. IntroductionChapter 2. Foundations - 1 : GeneralChapter 3. Foundations - 2 : Shallow FoundationsChapter 4. Foundations - 3 : Deep FoundationsChapter 5. Masonry - 1 : Stone MasonryChapter 6. Masonry - 2 : Brick MasonryChapter 7. Masonry - 3 : Composite MasonryChapter 8. Load Bearing WallsChapter 9. Cavity WallsChapter 10. Partition WallsChapter 11. Floors - 1 : Ground FloorsChapter 12. Floors - 2 : Upper FloorsChapter 13. Lintels and ArchesChapter 14. StairsChapter 15. Roofs and Roof CoveringsChapter 16. Carpentary and JoineryChapter 17. Doors and WindowsChapter 18. Shoring, Underpinning and ScaffoldingChapter 19. Plastering and PointingChapter 20. Paintings, Distempering and WhitewashingChapter 21. Damp ProofingChapter 22. Termite ProofingChapter 23. Fire ProtectionChapter 24. Thermal InsulationChapter 25. Plain and Reinforced Cement ConcreteChapter 26. Form-workChapter 27. Ventilation and AirconditioningChapter 28. Acoustics and Sound InsulationChapter 29. PERT and CPMChapter 30. Plumbing for BuildingChapter 31. Building PlansChapter 32. Earthquake Resistant Building
About Author :
Dr. B. C. Punmia is an eminent author of 18 books, most of which are followed as textbooks. Having graduated in 1959 with 'Honours', he obtained his master's degree in 1969 with 'Honours' and Ph.D. in 1976. Having started his career as Assistant Professor in 1959, he was elevated to the posts of Reader in 1965 and Professor in 1978. He also held the posts of Head of Civil Engg. Department and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at M.B.M. Engineering College, Jodhpur. During his teaching career of about 36 years, he guided a large number of research students. Dr. Punmia has authored more than hundred papers, monographs and technical reports published in various Indian and foreign journals. He had been consultant to various government, semi-government and private organizations.Ashok Kumar Jain is an eminent Design and Field Engineer. He is also a prolific writer in the domain of Civil Engineering.Arun Kumar Jain, gold medalist at both B.E. and M.E. levels, is presently working as Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at M.B.M. Engineering College, Jodhpur. Apart from teaching, he has guided more than a dozen students at the M.E. level.
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Title: Building Construction
Publisher: Laxmi
Author: Dr B C Punmia Ashok
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 10
Language: English
ISBN: 8131804283
EAN: 9788131804285
No. of Pages: 666
Publish Date: 2008-1-1
Binding: Paperback

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