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The second edition of this popular Construction Technology textbook on House Construction includes new material on sustainable and carbon neutral construction, on modern construction methods including prefabrication, on steel framed housing, and an update on building regulations.

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Construction Technology 1: House Construction by Mike Riley

Construction Technology 1: House Construction is a widely used and popular textbook designed specifically to support the study of domestic house construction at undergraduate degree and HNC/HND level. This second edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect new technology and construction methods. Key features include: * Clear and accessible text structure for ease of use * Case studies drawn from real-life building sites -- compiled with the support of a major national housebuilder * New material on sustainable construction, steel framed housing and prefabrication * Updated for new building regulations * Enhanced page layout, with improved figures and new photos A companion website featuring extra photographs and other additional material can be found at: www.palgrave.com/science/engineering/riley1 MIKE RILEY is Director and ALISON COTGRAVE is Head of Academic Programmes at the School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, UK. Both have extensive experience of teaching Construction Technology at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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'The topics are logically organised and presented in a manner that is easy to follow, and just about every relevant subject, from planning to completion, is included...It would be a useful addition to the library of anyone involved in house construction and would be relevant on a wide range of courses, from basic technician level to architectural degrees.' - Matthew Harrington, Times Higher Education

About Mike Riley


MIKE RILEY is Director of the School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, UK ALISON COTGRAVE is Head of Academic Programmes at the School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Table of Contents


PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO HOUSE CONSTRUCTION Introduction to House Construction Preparing to Build The Building Process PART 2: BUILDING SUBSTRUCTURE Foundations Walls Below Ground Ground Floors PART 3: BUILDING SUPERSTRUCTURE External Walls Upper Floors& Stairs Internal Division of Space: Walls& Partitions Roofs: Structures and Coverings Windows and Doors Internal Finishes

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GOR004776210
Construction Technology 1: House Construction by Mike Riley
Mike Riley
Building & Surveying Series
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
2008-05-30
352
0230203620
9780230203624
N/A
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