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Building Materials in Civil Engineering - A good reference book for Civil and Structural Engineering Students



While constructing a buildings and structures, sufficient knowledge on building materials is very much required to develop secure, well organized and enduring buildings, structures and dwellings. Building materials in civil engineering offers a synopsis of the entire range of building materials ready to civil engineers and all those associated with the building and construction industries.


The exclusive construction book provides a brief introduction on the elementary qualities of building materials. Besides, there are brief introductions on the elementary properties of building materials, air hardening cement materials, cement, concrete, building mortar, wall and roof materials, construction steel, wood, waterproof materials, building plastics, heat-insulating materials and sound-absorbing materials and finishing materials.


Each chapter is supported with a wide array of questionnaires which facilitate the readers to sharpen their knowledge. The book also contains a brief appendix that provides vital information on analyzing the building materials.


Building materials in civil engineering is considered as the one of the best introductory reference books that highlights the wide array of building materials.

The book is specifically designed for the civil engineering, construction engineering and allied courses together with water supply and drainage engineering students. The book also consists of a good source of essential background information for engineers and professionals in the civil engineering and construction sector.


. Provides necessary information on full range of building materials accessible to civil engineers and all those engaged in the building and construction industries
. Discover the fundamental properties of building materials detailing air hardening cement materials, wall and roof materials and sound-absorbing materials
. Each chapter is enriched with a series of questions, helping the readers to sharpen their acquired the knowledge.


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Building Materials in Civil Engineering



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