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Basic Civil Engineering

Satheesh Gopi

Published by Pearson Education Limited | Language - English | Binding - Paper Back

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Basic Civil Engineering is designed to enrich thepreliminary conceptual knowledge about civil engineering to thestudents of non-civil branches of engineering. The coverageincludes materials for construction, building construction, basicsurveying and other major topics like environmental engineering, geo-technical engineering, transport traffic andamp; urbanengineering, irrigation andamp; water supply engineering and CAD.

  • 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.

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)

Satheesh Gopi has over 19 years of experience as ahydrographer and over fi ve years of experience as a civil engineerand is currently the deputy director in the Hydrographic SurveyWing of the Kerala Port Department. He graduated in civilengineering from the College of Engineering, Trivandrum, and alsoholds a Masters Degree in Information Technology. He is the authorof books such as Advanced Surveying and Global Positioning System, Principles and Applications. He has published research papers onsurveying, GPS and hydrography. He is a life member of the IndianCartographic Association. His areas of interest include marineconstruction, advanced surveying, GPS and hydrography.


Book: Basic Civil Engineering
ISBN-13: 9788131729885
Product Code EBK0248393
Binding: Paper Back
Publishing Date: 2010
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Language: English

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