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Construction Technology For Tall Buildings (4th Edition)

Author/EditorYit Lin Chew, Michael (Author)
ISBN: 9789814390132
Pub Date23/07/2012
BindingPaperback
Pages428
Edition4th Revised ed
Introduces the advanced construction practices and processes for tall buildings from foundation to roof. This title presents the methods, materials, equipment and systems used for the construction of tall buildings.
784,00 kr
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This book introduces the latest construction practices and processes for tall buildings from foundation to roof. It attempts to acquaint readers with the methods, materials, equipment and systems used for the construction of tall buildings.The text progresses through the stages of site investigation, excavation and foundations, basement construction, structural systems for the superstructure, site and material handling, wall and floor construction, cladding and roof construction. The construction sequence, merits and limitations of the various proprietary systems commonly used in these respective stages are discussed. This fourth edition also includes several new topics not covered in the previous edition.The target readers are practitioners and students in the related professions including architecture, engineering, building, real estate, construction, project and facilities management, and quantity and land surveying.

This book introduces the latest construction practices and processes for tall buildings from foundation to roof. It attempts to acquaint readers with the methods, materials, equipment and systems used for the construction of tall buildings.The text progresses through the stages of site investigation, excavation and foundations, basement construction, structural systems for the superstructure, site and material handling, wall and floor construction, cladding and roof construction. The construction sequence, merits and limitations of the various proprietary systems commonly used in these respective stages are discussed. This fourth edition also includes several new topics not covered in the previous edition.The target readers are practitioners and students in the related professions including architecture, engineering, building, real estate, construction, project and facilities management, and quantity and land surveying.

Assembly of Building; Safety and Health; Site Investigation; Foundation; Basement Construction; Materials Handling and Mechanisation; Wall and Floor Construction; External Wall Construction; Roof Construction.

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