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Building Construction Handbook 12th Edition 2020 (PDF)

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Place of Publication: United Kingdom;
Pages: 767 pages;
Size: 168 MB;
Publisher: Routledge
Authors: Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno and Karl Kovac
Language: English;
Edition: 2020

The 12th edition of the book, renamed in honor of its two key contributors as Dudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook, has had the most extensive revision in its 37-year history. It retains its approach of using illustrations with supporting text to provide guidance on the practices, procedures, standards, legislation and regulations most relevant to the modern built environment professional and student.

This edition has a completely redesigned and modernized internal layout and the content has been consolidated and restructured from 8 parts to 22 chapters which follow a logical sequence. In recognition of the importance and popularity of the drawings in previous editions, we hove archived those that were removed from the i i t edition online for anyone to download and enjoy.

Content

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List of tables
Preface
1 Pre-construction
Design considerations 2
Modular coordination 3
Construction contract documents 5
Planning legislation 76
Building control 19
Health and Safety 35
Building organizations 40
Building Information Modelling (BIM) 42
Building information classification systems 44
2 Site investigation
Desk study 47
Field study 48
Site survey and ground investigation 49
Soil analysis 54
Site soil testing techniques 56
3 Site works
General considerations 65
Setting out 73
Leveling 78
Road and paving 82
Landscaping 97
Personal protective equipment (PPE) 92
Demolition 94
4 Soil improvement and excavation
Vibro replacement 101
Vibro compaction 102
Dynamic compaction 103
Jefgroufing 104
Excavation support 105
Cofferdams 108
Steel sheet piling 109
Caissons 110
Culverts 112
Dewatering 113
Contaminated land 1 17
Retaining walls 120
5 Materials
Density of building inferiors 133
Concrete 135
Timber 149
Joinery production 158
Composite boards 163
Plosiers and plosierboords 165
Plastics 173
Mosaics and sealants 174
Metals 177
6 Plant
Earth-moving 179
Metal handling 186
Scaffold 196
7 Foundations
Trees 209
Foundation design 211
Strip foundations 213
Raft foundations 220
Pod foundations 222
Small diameter piles and ground beams 225
Pile foundations 228
8 Basement construction
Secant pile walls 241
Diaphragm walls 242
Top clown basement construction 243
Waterproofing basements 246
Basement insulation 252
9 Ground-supported floors
Ground-supported concrete floors 255
Industrial concrete floors 257
Concrete floor screeds 259
Resistance to commissions 261
Ground floor insulation 263
Ground-bearing concrete 264
Suspended beam and block 265
Suspended timber 266
Thermal bridging ground floors 267
10 Suspended floors
Suspended timber ground floors 270
Beam and block floors 272
Timber upper floors 275
In-situ reinforced concrete floors 287
Precast concrete floors 290
Composite floors 293
Raised access flooring 294
11 External walls
Stone walls 297
Bricks 302
Blocks 309
Cement mortars 312
Damp-proof courses (DPC) 314
Solid brick walls 318
Design of masonry walls 325
jointing and pointing 337
Feature brickwork 338
Cavity wall construction 341
Cavity wall insulation 343
Thermo/ improvements 350
Thermo/ or cold bridging 353
fintels and arches 355
Timber frame construction 360
Rendering 362
Cladding 365
12 Pitched roofs classification
Structure 374
Solidify 387
Underlays 388
Double lap tiles 389
Single lop tiles 394
Ridges and hips 396
Slates 397
Flore cement slates 402
Roof ventilation 403
Roof insulation 406
Vapor control layer (VCL) 471
Structural insulated panels (SIPs) 4 12
Thatcher roofs 4 13
Steel roof trusses 474
Double skin, energy roof systems 419
Long span roofs 422
Membrane roof 438
Fabric 440
Roof-lights 441
13 Flat roofs
Falls 447
Decks 45 l
Built-up felt roofing (BUFR) 452
Mastic asphalt 453
Milled lead sheet 454
Single-ply membranes 456
Glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) 458
Green roofs 459
Flat roof insulation 461
Roof-lights 463
14 Steel framed buildings
Development 466
Steel frame structure 467
Hot rolled steel sections 472
Steelwork connections 477
Fire protection 481
15 Concrete framed buildings
Formwork 485
Reinforcement 493
Structure 498
Fire protection 501
Precast concrete frames 503
Connections 504
Pre-stressed concrete 507
Pre-tensioning 509
Post-tensioning 510
Comparison of pre-stressed and reinforced concrete 512
Portal frames 573
16 Cladding of framed buildings
Non-load-bearing brick panels 577
Lightweight infill panels 520
Rainscreen cladding 522
Glazing 525
Structural glazing 526
Curtain walling 527
Concrete cladding panels 531
17 Windows and doors
Casement windows 541
Sliding sash windows 545
Pivot windows 550
Boy windows 551
Security 552
Window schedules 553
Glazing 556
Double glazing 558
Triple glazing 561
Glazing health and safety 564
External doors 566
Infernal doors 571
Fire doors 576
18 Internal elements: Ceilings
Plasterboard ceilings 581
Suspended ceilings 582
Internal walls/partitions 586
Party walls 593
Stud partition walls 595
Demountable partitions 598
Solid plastering 599
Dry lining 601
Stairs 605
Points and pointing 617
Glazed wall filing 621
19 Drainage
Below ground drainage - drains and sewers 625
Means of access 630
Drainage pipes 634
Surface water drainage 636
Sustainable urban drainage systems (SUDS) 642
Above ground drainage 647
Sanitary fittings 651
20 Building services
Coldwater supply 655
Domestic hot wafer systems {DHW) 659
Space heating 667
Electrical services 671
Power circuits 677
Lighting circuits 679
Telecommunication services and electronic installations 680
Gas services 681
Flues 684
21 Insulation and U-values
U-values 688
Thermal conductivity (A) of typical building materials 691
Floor insulation 693
Thermal bridging 697
Sound insulation 700
Sound insulation improvements 709
22 Construction defects
Building survey 713
Cracking in walls 710
Underpinning 777
Timber rot 720
Damp proof course remedial work 722
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