This new edition of Construction Technology for Tall Buildings comprehensively revises and expands the previous edition, incorporating new topics and many new figures. The text introduces the latest construction practices and processes for tall buildings from foundation to roof. It acquaints the reader with the methods, materials, equipment and systems used for the construction of tall buildings.The book progresses through the stages of site investigation, excavation and foundations, basement construction, structural systems for the superstructure, site and material handling, wall and floor construction, cladding and roof construction. The construction sequence, and the merits and limitations of the various proprietary systems commonly used in these stages, are discussed.The target readers are practitioners and students in the related professions, including architecture, engineering, building, real estate, project and property management, quantity and land surveying.
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Number of pages: 436
Weight: 626 g
Dimensions: 230 x 153 x 20 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition