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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Construction 2

Environment Science Materials Technology

ISBN 9780333649497
Publication Date June 1997
Formats Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave

This book studies the techniques of construction technology and services, and the principles of environmental and materials science and their applications. It also studies the nature and the historical development of the built environment together with the roles of people working in the construction industry. This wide range of topics is of practical use to students and practitioners studying and working in building construction, civil engineering, surveying, planning and development. The style of writing is kept simple and supported by a clear explanations, a structured layout, practical examples and diagrams. Includes definitions, checklists and keyword summaries to help students preparing for tests, examinations and assignments.

Preface
Nature of the Environment
Development of the Built Environment
Organisation and Careers
Environmental Science Services
Science Materials
Science Site Investigation and Properties Substructures and Groundworks
Structures and Superstructures Services, Appliances and Finishes Construction Methods.

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