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Basic Civil Engineering

Basic Civil Engineering

  • Satheesh Gopi
  • Author: Satheesh Gopi
    • ISBN:9788131729885
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131729885
    • Price:Rs. 550.00
    • Pages:348
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    Basic Civil Engineering is designed to enrich the preliminary conceptual knowledge about civil engineering to the students of non-civil branches of engineering. The coverage includes materials for construction, building construction, basic surveying and other major topics like environmental engineering, geo-technical engineering, transport traffic & urban engineering, irrigation & water supply engineering and CAD.

    Table of Content

    Part I: Materials for Construction
    1. Stones
    2. Sand
    3. Lime
    4. Cement
    5. Bricks
    6. Tiles
    7. Timber
    8. Steel
    9. Aluminium
    10. Paints and Varnishes
    11. Miscellaneous Building Materials
    Part II: Building Construction
    1. Component Parts of a Building
    2. Foundation
    3. Mortar
    4. Masonry Works
    5. Concrete
    6. Doors and Windows
    7. Roof
    8. Floors
    9. Stairs
    10. Plastering
    11. Painting
    12. Damp Proofing
    13. Building Services
    14. Building Maintenance
    Part III: Basic Surveying
    1. Chain Surveying and Modernization in Land Surveying
    2. Levelling
    Part IV: Other Major Topics in Civil Engineering
    1. Environmental Engineering
    2. Geotechnical Engineering
    3. Transport, Traffic and Urban Engineering
    4. Irrigation and Water Supply Engineering
    5. Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

    Salient Features

    • Quality and standard of Materials along with cost effectiveness.
    • Modern field procedures for surveying such as Total Station, GPS and digital levels
    • Building services like air conditioning, fire protection systems, lifts, escalators etc. and also repair and maintenance of structures.
    • A chapter on CAD highlighting its importance in civil engineering.