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This handbook is undoubtedly one of the most informative, simple and well-instructed construction book. Each and every page is adorned by a well drawn and easy to follow diagram, complete with annotation and headed under titles. It is of infinite use to anyone within the industry, whether a student or fully qualified engineer, as anything from a learning textbook to a handy reference manual. It incorporates current building and construction regulations, ensuring that the information contains is always up to date and accurate against the ever changing construction laws active today. It covers the basics of everything from site administration and layout, through to basic types and forms of structure and culminating in details of eaves, foundations, fixtures and fittings, finishes and equipment. Laid out in a simple manner, the textbook provides quick information to building materials and various construction equipments. The book provides an invaluable source of reference to engineer or craftsman and to various engineering students. The handbook is full of detailed drawings that clearly illustrate the construction of building elements. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of building construction practice and techniques, representing both traditional procedures and modern developments, are also included to provide the most comprehensive and easy to understand guide to building construction. (jacket) Contents: Preface. 1. Principle and planning. 2. Construction management. 3. Regulations and safety. 4. Designing and planning. 5. Site works. 6. Labour, material and equipment. 7. Construction planning. 8. Quality control and safety. 9. Cost control. Index. Printed Pages: 370.