P. C. Varghese’s Building Construction, published by Phi Learning, is a companion volume to the author’s book, Building Materials. It explains the fundamentals of building construction practices in an easy-to-understand style. It discusses at length every element of building construction from beginning to the end – from site preparation to provision of services (water supply, drainage and electricity supply among others). Also, the book describes acoustics and maintenance of buildings, which are vital considerations in construction of buildings. This book is mainly designed as an introductory textbook for undergraduate students of civil engineering and for those pursuing diploma courses in civil engineering and architecture. It is useful for practicing engineers as well. The salient features of the book include the following: separate appendix included to discuss earthquake-resistant design of buildings, review questions provided at the end of each chapter enable the readers recapitulate the topics, the references to IS codes and standards make the text suitable for further study and field use, and because of the lecture-based presentation of the subject, the text will be of considerable benefit of the young teachers for their classroom lectures.
About Phi Learning Private Ltd.
Phi Learning Private Ltd. was founded in the year 1963. They have been one of the leading publishers of educational textbooks and other academic study materials in India. They publish books in the areas of Engineering, Sciences, Management, Computer Science, Social Sciences and Humanities among many other subjects. Some of the books published by Phi Learning Private Ltd. are Object-Oriented Programming, Veterinary and Animal Science, Internet Security and Acceleration, Human Resource Information, and Metallurgy and Materials Engineering.
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