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Basic Civil Engineering

Basic Civil Engineering

ISBN - 9789332552500
Satheesh Gopi

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The aim of compiling this book has been to give a working knowledge of the important details of civil construction, materials used in civil engineering, including the source of raw materials, their characteristics, the process of manufacture, their defects, structure and uses in the industry, and the basics of surveying and leveling and several other major topics in civil engineering to all engineering students in a systematic way. The book is written in a clear and easy-to-read style, presenting fundamentals of surveying at a level that can be quickly grasped by a beginner. The basic surveying topics deal with modern instruments such as total station, GPS and digital levels, reflecting modern field procedures.



Key Features

* 443 Teaching slides with detailed modules

* 88 Interactive animations

* 10 3D Objects

* 1 Lecture slides and teaching notes for instructors

* 3 video cases

* Pre-built questions

* Discusses the quality and standard of materials used along with its cost effectiveness.

* Modern field procedures for surveying such as Total Station, GPS and digital levels.

* Building services like air conditioning, fire protection systems, lifts, escalators,etc as well as the repairs and maintenance of structures.

* A chapter on CAD, highlighting its importance in civil engineering



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ISBN 9789332552500
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Discipline Engineering

PART I MATERIAL OF CONSTRUCTION
1. STONES
2. SAND
3. LIME
4. CEMENT
5. BRICKS
6. TILES
7. TIMBER
8. STEEL
9. ALUMINIUM
10. PAINTS AND VARNISHES
11. MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING MATERIAL

PART II BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
12. COMPONENT PART OF A BUILDING
13. FOUNDATION
14. MORTAR
15. MASONRY WORK
16. CONCRETE
17. DOORS AND WINDOWS
18. ROOF
19. FLOORS
20. STAIRS
21. PLASTERING
22. PAINTING
23. DAMP PROOFING
24. BUILDING SERVICES
25. BUILDING MAINTENANCE

PART III BASIC SURVEYING
26. CHAIN SURVEYING AND MODERNIZATION IN LAND SURVEYING
27. LEVELING

PART IV OTHER MAJOR TOPICS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
28. ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
29. GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
30. TRANSPORT, TRAFFIC AND URBAN ENGINEERING
31. IRRIGATION AND WATER SUPPLY ENGINEERING
32. CAD




Satheesh Gopi has over 19 years of experience as a hydrographer and over fi ve years of experience as a civil engineer and is currently the deputy director in the Hydrographic Survey Wing of the Kerala Port Department. He graduated in civil engineering from the College of Engineering, Trivandrum, and also holds a Master’s Degree in Information Technology.

He is the author of books such as Advanced Surveying and Global Positioning System, Principles and Applications . He has published research papers on surveying, GPS and hydrography. He is a life member of the Indian Cartographic Association. His areas of interest include marine construction, advanced surveying, GPS and hydrography.



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