This is an Australian book that examines in detail the 'wet' processes involved in constructing a house. It covers footing systems used in various types of house construction and has been written to current Australian standards. Both slab on ground construction and the setting out and construction requirements for concrete strip footings are covered, including practical information on: site classification; slab types; step-by-step design and plan detailing; setting out strip footings for a brick house; the slump and compression tests; constructing a slab on the ground, step-by-step calculating; quantities and costing.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 104
Published: 21st August 2008
Publisher: Macmillan Education Australia
Dimensions (cm): 30.1 x 21.0 x 0.6
Weight (kg): 30.1
Edition Number: 2