Construction Technology for Tall Buildings (Second Edition)
This new edition incorporates comprehensive revision and expansion to the previous edition with new topics and numerous new figures. The text introduces the latest construction practices and processes for tall buildings from foundation to roof. Readers will be acquainted with the methods, materials, equipment and systems used for the construction of tall buildings. The text progresses through the stages of site investigation, excavation and foundation, basement construction, structural systems for the superstructure, site and material handling, wall and floor construction, cladding and roof construction. The construction sequence, merits and limitations of the various proprietary systems commonly used in these respective stages are discussed.
Publication Year: 2001
434 pages, 229mm x 152mm
ISBN: 978-9810-24-338-8, Paperback
NUS Press and World Scientific