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This is an Australian book that examines in detail the 'wet' processes involved in constructing a house. It covers footing systems used in various types of house construction and has been written to current Australian standards. Both slab on ground construction and the setting out and construction requirements for concrete strip footings are covered, including practical information on: site classification; slab types; step-by-step design and plan detailing; setting out strip footings for a brick house; the slump and compression tests; constructing a slab on the ground, step-by-step calculating; quantities and costing.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781420256246
ISBN-10: 1420256246
Format: Paperback
(301mm x 210mm x 6mm)
Pages: 104
Imprint: Macmillan Education Australia
Publisher: Macmillan Education Australia
Publish Date: 21-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: Australia


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