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Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook

Roy Chudley

The 13th edition of Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook remains THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of building construction practice, techniques and regulations representing both traditional procedures and modern developments are included to provide the most comprehensive and easy to understand guide to building construction.

This new edition has been updated to reflect recent changes to the building regulations, as well as with new material on modern methods of construction, greater emphasis on sustainability, health and safety, and coverage of heat pumps, photovoltaics, underfloor heating, and rainwater harvesting.

Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook is the essential, easy-to-use resource for undergraduate and vocational students on a wide range of courses including NVQ and BTEC National, through to Higher National Certificate and Diploma, to Foundation and three-year Degree level. It is also a useful practical reference for building designers, contractors and others engaged in the construction industry.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publish Date: May 31st, 2024
  • Pages: 700
  • Language: English
  • Edition: - 0013
  • Dimensions: 9.69in - 6.85in - 1.46in - 2.60lb
  • EAN: 9781032492889
  • Categories: Design & ConstructionBuildings - Public, Commercial & IndustrialMethods & Materials

About the Author

Karl Kovac is a senior lecturer in Construction and Built Environment at Sheffield Hallam University, and a former Course Leader for BSc Construction Project Management. Karl has a very wide and varied range of experience having worked at all levels of the construction industry, starting out with a trade-based background as a bricklayer and general builder before progressing his career into technical and professional roles including Clerk of Works, Building Surveyor and Project Manager in both public and private sectors. Karl moved into the education sector where he could utilize his knowledge and experience in construction in teaching. He has taught at both Further and Higher Education levels on HNC, HND and BSc Built Environment and Construction programmes, as well as MSc programmes, and remains passionate about construction and sustainability in the built environment.