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Basic Civil Engineering by Satheesh Gopi

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  • The aim of compiling this book has been to give a working knowledge of the important details of civil engineering, construction, materials used in civil engineering, including the source of raw materials, their characteristics, the process of manufacture, their defects, structures and uses in the industry, and the basics of surveying and leveling and several other major topics in civil engineering to all engineering students in a systematic way, the book is written in a clear and easy-to-read style, presenting fundamentals of surveying at a level that can be quickly grasped by a beginner.
  • The Basic surveying topics deal with modern instruments such as total station, GPS and digital level,s reflecting modern field procedures.

Author of the Book : Satheesh Gopi

Contents of the Book

Part 1 – Materials for Construction

  • Chapter 1 Stones
  • Chapter 2 Sand
  • Chapter 3 Lime
  • Chapter 4 Cement
  • Chapter 5 Bricks
  • Chapter 6 Tiles
  • Chapter 7 Timber
  • Chapter 8 Steel
  • Chapter 9 Aluminum
  • Chapter 10 Paints and Varnishes
  • Chapter 11 Miscellaneous Building Materials

Part II Building Construction

  • Chapter 12 Components Parts of a Building
  • Chapter 13 Foundation
  • Chapter 14 Mortar
  • Chapter 15 Masonry Works
  • Chapter 16 Concrete
  • Chapter 17 Doors and Windows
  • Chapter 18 Roof
  • Chapter 19 Floors
  • Chapter 20 Stairs
  • Chapter 21 Plastering
  • Chapter 22 Painting
  • Chapter 23 Damp Proofing
  • Chapter 24 Building Services
  • Chapter 25 Building Maintenance

Part III – Basic Surveying

  • Chapter 26 Chain Surveying and Modernization in Land Surveying
  • Chapter 27 Levelling

Part IV – Other Major Topics in Civil Engineering

  • Chapter 28 – Environmental Engineering
  • Chapter 29 – Geotechnical Engineering
  • Chapter 30 – Transport, Traffic and Urban Engineering
  • Chapter 31 – Irrigation and Water Supply Engineering
  • Chapter 32 – Computer Aided Design (CAD)


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