Construction Methods and Planning [NOOK Book]

Overview

This new edition of John Illingworth's popular book provides a thorough introduction to the selection of construction methods, their planning and organization on site. Thoroughly revised and updated, Construction Methods and Planning takes a practical, down-to-earth approach and features numerous examples and illustrations taken from real situations and sites. In part one, the main factors which determine the planning of construction methods - site inspections, the site itself, temporary works, design, cost ...
See more details below
Construction Methods and Planning

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook - REV)
$75.95
BN.com price

Overview

This new edition of John Illingworth's popular book provides a thorough introduction to the selection of construction methods, their planning and organization on site. Thoroughly revised and updated, Construction Methods and Planning takes a practical, down-to-earth approach and features numerous examples and illustrations taken from real situations and sites. In part one, the main factors which determine the planning of construction methods - site inspections, the site itself, temporary works, design, cost concepts and selection of plant and methods - are discussed. In part two, the application of these tools is presented, covering foundations and basements, in situ and precast concrete structures, steel frames, cladding, internal and external works, waste, methods statements, contract planning control and claims. The author provides an extension of the concept of 'buildability' and new chapters on facade retention and the refurbishment of domestic accommodation.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
This text for students and professionals in building and architecture presents an introduction to the selection of construction methods. Construction planning consultant Illingworth discusses the main factors involved in the planning of construction methods, including site inspections, temporary works design, cost, and selection of plant and methods. He goes on to describe the application of these methods, covering foundations and basements, pre-cast concrete structures, steel frames, cladding, method statements, and contract planning control. The text is accompanied by numerous black and white photographs and illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203478578
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/24/2000
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • File size: 16 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Pt. 1 Factors Affecting Construction Method Assessment 1
1 Site inspections 13
2 The influence of the site and its boundaries on plant and method selection 19
3 Temporary works, their role; association with plant and equipment 33
4 Temporary works: scaffolding, formwork and falsework, support of excavations 45
5 Influence of design on construction cost 95
6 Cost elements in tender and contract planning 111
7 Selection of plant and methods 123
Pt. 2 Establishing Methods and their Planning Control 165
8 Non-piled foundations 169
9 Piled foundations 183
10 Deep basements 203
11 In-situ concrete structures 215
12 Pre-cast concrete structures 245
13 Steel structures 277
14 Cladding, internal works and specialist services 293
15 External works 313
16 Waste in the construction process 327
17 Method statements 345
18 Contract planning control on site 367
19 The role of planning in claims 393
Appendix A Legislation affecting the planning of construction methods 399
Appendix B Codes of Practice and British Standards 403
Index 405
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)