Building Construction Handbook

Building Construction Handbook

8th Edition

Paperback (08 Feb 2010)

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Synopsis

Building Construction Handbook contains everything you need to know about the construction process. Up-to-date examples of everyday practices and processes, accompanied by detailed drawings to illustrate the construction building elements, make this text a core reference for both students and professionals.

The eigth edition has been fully revised and updated with additional examples of building practice. New material on the following areas is included: energy conservation, sustainable construction, environmental and green building issues and fire protection to elements of construction.

Building Construction Handbook is an essential, easy-to-use resource for undergraduate and vocational students on a wide range of courses including NVQ and BTEC National, through Higher National Certificate and Diploma, to Foundation and three-year degree level. It is also a handy reference for building designers, contractors and others working in the construction industry.

About the Publisher

Routledge

Routledge

Routledge is the world's leading academic publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences. We publish thousands of books and journals each year, serving scholars, instructors, and professional communities worldwide. Our current publishing programme encompasses groundbreaking textbooks and premier, peer-reviewed research in the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Built Environment. We have partnered with many of the most influential societies and academic bodies to publish their journals and book series. Readers can access tens of thousands of print and e-books from our extensive catalogue of titles. Routledge is a member of Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business.

Book information

ISBN: 9781856178051
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Imprint: Routledge
Pub date:
Edition: 8th Edition
DEWEY: 690
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 828
Weight: 1336g
Height: 234mm
Width: 165mm
Spine width: 46mm