Site Engineers Manual, 2nd edition / Edition 1

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The new edition of this book builds on the highly successful first edition and includes a new chapter dealing with glass, a thorough update of the health and safety chapter and a new chapter on occupational health.

The book remains a compendium of valuable practical engineering experience contributing to good working practice. It is a proven aide-mémoire and comprehensive handbook providing best practice guidance for engineers on site and the ideal primer and reference for students who require a broad guide to all aspects of engineering on site. All stages of construction are covered from receipt of materials to completion of the finished project.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439808696
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/11/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Quality Management David Doran 1

Chapter 2 Working with the Weather John Fullwood 16

Chapter 3 Construction Plant David Doran 33

Chapter 4 Setting Out Martin Sheward 53

Chapter 5 Flexible Roads and other Paved Areas Robert Langridge 77

Chapter 6 Drains, Sewers and Services Les Richardson 87

Chapter 7 Earthworks and Excavation Michael Tomlinson 110

Chapter 8 Foundations Michael Tomlinson 127

Chapter 9 Mastic Asphalt Robert Langridge 149

Chapter 10 Masonry Brian Barnes 167

Chapter 11 Formwork, Scaffolding, Falsework and Façade Retention Peter Pallett 194

Chapter 12 Reinforcement Chris Shaw Neil Henderson 241

Chapter 13 Concrete Chris Shaw Neil Henderson 266

Chapter 14 Structural Steelwork Tony Oakhill 287

Chapter 15 Timber Paul Newman 332

Chapter 16 Exterior Claddings and Internal Finishes Brian Barnes 357

Chapter 17 Glass David Doran 393

Chapter 18 Building Engineering Services John Armstrong 400

Chapter 19 Health and Safety Law Malcolm James 425

Chapter 20 Occupational Health in Construction Francesca Machen 476

Appendix A 488

Appendix B 495

Subject Index 501

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