This revised edition provides a rational introduction to the principles, technology and practice of materials. It pays attention to the modes, prevention and treatment of material deterioration. Emphasis is placed on materials manufactured on site eg concrete.
Completely revised edition of Materials in Construction Level 2 which provides a rational introduction to the principles, technology and practice of materials. The study of individual materials follows from an examination in the early chapters of performance criteria and standards. Particular emphasis is placed upon those materials such as concrete, which may be manufactured on site. Materials in Construction will provide an essential handbook for students on BTEC construction, and building and civil engineering studies courses. It will also be useful for first year undergraduates of building, building surveying, architecture and civeil engineering.
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