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Building Construction

B C Punmia (Author) Arun Kr. Jain (Author) Ashok Kr. Jain (Author)
This book, first published in 1984 and entering into Tenth Edition, contains 32 chapters on various aspects of Building Construction, including the one on ?Earthquake Resistant Buildings?. Building Construction is a traditional science which deals with the modern methods of sound construction, incorporating appropriate use of materials, sufficient strength, stability and performance, maximum utility and good proportion and grace. The aim of this book is to acquaint Civil Engineers, Architects, Builders, Contractors etc. with basic principles as well as current design practices in the construction of buildings. The book is based on current construction practices prevalent in India, incorporating latest Indian Standard Recommendations. The basic construction features as well as design details have been profusely illustrated through neat sketches.

Chapter 1.Introduction Chapter 2.Foundations - 1: General Chapter 3.Foundations - 2: Shallow Foundations Chapter 4.Foundations - 3: Deep Foundations Chapter 5.Masonry - 1: Stone Masonry Chapter 6.Masonry - 2: Brick Masonry Chapter 7.Masonry - 3: Composite Masonry Chapter 8.Load-Bearing Walls Chapter 9.Cavity Walls Chapter 10.Partition Walls Chapter 11.Floors -1: Ground Floors Chapter 12.Floors - 2: Upper Floors Chapter 13.Lintels and Arches Chapter 14.Stairs Chapter 15.Roofs and Roof Coverings Chapter 16.Carpentary and Joinery Chapter 17.Doors and Windows Chapter 18.Shoring, Underpinning and Scaffolding Chapter 19.Plastering and Pointing Chapter 20.Paintings, Distempering and Whitewashing Chapter 21.Damp-Proofing Chapter 22.Termite Proofing Chapter 23.Fire Protection Chapter 24.Thermal Insulation Chapter 25.Plain and Reinforced Cement Concrete Chapter 26.Form-work Chapter 27.Ventilation and Airconditioning Chapter 28.Acoustics and Sound Insulation Chapter 29.PERT and CPM Chapter 30.Plumbing for Building Chapter 31.Building Plans Chapter 32. Earthquake Resistant Building.

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About the authors

B C Punmia

B. C. Punmia is an eminent author of 18 books, most of which are followed as textbooks. Having graduated in1959 with 'HONOURS', he obtained his Master's degree in 1969 with 'HONOURS' and Ph. D in 1976. Having started his career as Assistant Professor in 1959, he was elevated to the posts of Reader in 1965 and Professor in 1978. He also held the posts of Head of Civil Engg. and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at M.B.M. Engineering College, Jodhpur. During his teaching career of about 36 years, he guided a large number of research students. Dr. Punmia has authored more than hundred papers, monographs and technical reports published in various Indian and Foreign Journals. He had been consultant to various government, semi-government and private organizations.

Arun Kr. Jain

Arun Kr. Jain, gold medalist at both B.E. and M.E. levels is presently working as Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at M.B.M. Engineering College, Jodhpur. Apart from teaching, he has guided more than a dozen students at the M.E. level.

Ashok Kr. Jain

Ashok Kr. Jain is an eminent Design and Field Engineer. He is also a prolific writer in the domain of Civil Engineering.

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Bibliographic information

Title Building Construction
Date published: 01.01.2008
Edition 10th ed.
Publisher Laxmi Publications
Language: English
isbn 9788131804285
length 666p.