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This practice-oriented book provides a lucid yet comprehensive coverage of the engineering properties and uses of the materials commonly used in building construction in India. Profusely illustrated with tables and diagrams, the book exposes the reader to the basics of building materials and their specifications. The text also acquaints the reader with the traditional as well as modern materials available in the market. The references to IS codes and standards make this text suitable for further study and field use. This book is primarily designed as an introductory textbook for the students pursuing undergraduate degree (B.E./B.Tech.) and diploma courses in civil engineering and architecture. Because of the lecture-based presentation of the subject, the text would also be of considerable benefit for the young teachers for their classroom lectures. Practising engineers would also get a clear understanding of the fundamentals of the subject.

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General Information  
Author(s)P C VARGHESE
PublisherPHI
Edition1
ISBN9788120328488
Pages288
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2009