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Building Construction : Materials, Strength and Properties (Hardcover)
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Building construction has become a prominent field of study and research with the rising need for settling the ever growing human population. Properties of building materials are studied under various disciplines of engineering like civil, geological and material sciences. This book is a compilation of chapters that discuss the most vital concepts of building material and technology including corrosion technology, concrete reinforcements, bricks, ceramics and cement. Researches and case-studies by eminent industry experts and academicians are also incorporated that discuss the strength and various properties of materials that are currently used in construction industry. It provides an insight into construction of various buildings and their maintenance. This book will prove to be immensely beneficial to students, researchers and professionals engaged in construction industry.