Construction Technology 2: Industrial and Commercial Building is a widely used and popular textbook designed specifically to support the study of industrial and commercial building technology at undergraduate degree and HNC/HND level. This second edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect new technology and construction methods. Key features include: * Clear and accessible text structure for ease of use * Unique pedagogical features including comparative studies, case studies and review tasks * New material on sustainability, including green and intelligent buildings * Updated for new building regulations * Enhanced page layout, with improved figures and new photos A companion website featuring extra photographs and other additional material can be found at: This volume builds on the subject matter introduced in Construction Technology 1: House Construction, but is also valuable as a standalone text. Mike Riley is Director and Alison Cotgrave is Deputy Director of the School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, UK.
Both have extensive experience of teaching Construction Technology at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
MIKE RILEY is Director of the School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, UK. ALISON COTGRAVE is Deputy Director at the School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, UK.
Contents Preface PART I: PREPARING TO BUILD Functions and Requirements of Industrial and Commercial Buildings The Building Process Preparing to Build PART II: BUILDING SUBSTRUCTURE Foundations Walls Below Ground and Basement Construction Ground Floors PART III: BUILDING SUPERSTRUCTURE High-rise Buildings Long-span Buildings Fire Engineering Design External Walls and Claddings for Multi-storey and Large-span Commercial Buildings Upper Floors and Internal Access Roof Construction Internal Division of Space and Integration of Services PART IV: SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN Green Buildings Index
Alison Cotgrave, Mike Riley
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200 figures, 28 black & white halftones
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