Construction Technology for Builders,
1st Edition

Glenn Costin

ISBN-13: 9780170416047 | ISBN-10: 0170416046

Copyright 2020

| Published 2020

| 512 pages

List Price USD $90.00


Building and Construction Management, 1e is a competency-based text, addressing the Certificate IV in Building and Construction. The text has practice activities and worksheets, and addresses structural principles, Codes, Standards and legal requirements. A technical glossary is included, as well as appendices containing additional learning material. The student website that accompanies new copies of the text includes downloadable worksheets so you can practise and reinforce your learning.

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Glenn Costin is a Senior Lecturer within Deakin University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment. Prior to this, Glenn was at Riverina Institute of TAFE for 24 years where he delivered courses of all levels in construction trade, post trade and pre-apprenticeship. Glenn was also heavily involved in World Skills Australia as the Chief Judge and National and regional designer of carpentry for a decade. He is well regarded in the education community.

Table of Contents

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Part A Codes and standards
1 Building codes and standards
2 Legal requirements for building and construction projects
3 Construction contracts
4 Work health and safety
5 Plans and specifications
6 On-site supervision
7 Business disputes

Part B Business preparation
8 Tender documentation
9 Small business finances

Part C Design considerations
10 Site surveys and set out procedures
11 Simple building sketches and drawings

Part D Structures
12 Structural principles
13 Applying structural principles to low-rise constructions

Part E Sustainability
14 Thermal efficiency and sustainability
15 Minimising waste

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Construction Technology for Builders

  • ISBN-10: 0170416046
  • ISBN-13: 9780170416047

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