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TITLE : Construction Technology

AUTHOR : Dr. S.S. Bhavikatti

ISBN NO. : 978 8193313350

Year of Publishing

: 2017

About the Book : This book, Construction Technology is written to meet the requirements of second year engineering students of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University Kerala. The book gives Construction Technology area with emphasis on building materials and construction.

About the Author : S.S. Bhavikatti studied at BVB College of Engineering and Technology for his BE (Civil) degree and obtained degree from Karnataka University in 1963 sharing 1 st rank. He obtained ME degree in Structural Engineering in 1967 from University of Roorkee (presently IIT Roorkee) and Ph.D. degree in 1977 from IIT Delhi. He served KREC Surathkal (presently NITK) from 1963 to 2001 as a teacher and also in different capacities like head of Civil Engg. Dept., Chairman, Centre for continuing education, Chairman, Central computer centre and Dean. From November 2001 to November 2005 he served SDMCET Dharwad as professor and Dean. From December 2005 to September 2007 he worked in RYMEC Bellary as Principal. From 2008 till today he is Emeritus Professor at KLE Technological University (formerly BVBCET) Hubballi.

He has published more than 65 technical papers in national and international journals and seminars and 56 books in civil engineering. He guided 76 candidates for M. Tech thesis and 6 candidates for Ph.D. He was a member of organizing/ scientific communities of international seminars organized by I.A.S.S. held at Taegue (South Korea) in 1989, Tokyo (Japan) in 1993 and Taipei (Taiwan) in 1997. He is a member of several Indian and international professional bodies.

Content : 1. Mortar
2. Timber Products
3. Iron and Steel
4. Miscellaneous Materials
5. Coarse Aggregates
6. Water and Admixtures
7. Concrete
8. Properties of Concrete
9. Tests on Concrete
10. Concrete Quality Control and Mix Proportion
11. Building Construction
12. Masonry
13. Introduction to Cost Effective Construction
14. Lintels and Arches
15. Floor and Flooring
16. Roofs and Roof Coverings
17. Doors, Windows and Ventilators
18. Finishing Works
19. Tall Buildings
20. Vertical Transportation
21. Buildings Failures
22. Retrofitting of Structural Components


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