Author:Simpson, Charles, Hodgson, Barry

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Building a House: Footing Systems

By: Simpson, Charles, Hodgson, Barry

Price: $57.95

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan Education Australia: 21/Aug/2008

Seller ID: 30370

ISBN: 1420256246


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;... View more info

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Building a House: Framing Practices

By: Simpson, Charles, Hodgson, Barry

Price: $85.95

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan Education Australia: 5/Sep/2008

Seller ID: 30371

ISBN: 1420256238


This is an Australian book that examines in detail the 'dry' processes involved in constructing the framework of a house, from positioning on the site to fixing the doors and windows. It has been written to current Australian standards. With over 700 detailed graphics to complement the easy-to-read text, the book is both highly practical and useful. There are worked examples to explain the use of tables and standards, and all trade terms are defined as they are encountered. This book is a learning resource to support the training of learners in the building industry. The development has includ... View more info