Construction Technology for Builders,
1st Edition

Glenn Costin

ISBN-13: 9780170416047 | ISBN-10: 0170416046

Copyright 2020

| Published 2020

| 512 pages

List Price USD $84.00


Building and Construction Management, 1e is a competency-based text, addressing the Certificate IV in Building and Construction. The text has practice activities and worksheets, and addresses structural principles, Codes, Standards and legal requirements. A technical glossary is included, as well as appendices containing additional learning material. The student website that accompanies new copies of the text includes downloadable worksheets so you can practise and reinforce your learning.

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Glenn Costin is Associate Head of School (Student Learning), Senior Lecturer Building Technology, Theme Leader: Community Resilience and Adaptation, Live+Smart Research Lab, School of Architecture & Built Environment at Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment, Deakin University. Prior to this, Glenn was at Riverina Institute of TAFE for 24 years where he delivered courses of all levels in construction trade, post trade and pre-apprenticeship. Glenn was also heavily involved in World Skills Australia as the Chief Judge and National and regional designer of carpentry for a decade. Glenn is a reliable and capable author. He is well regarded in the education community and has a great working relationship with our team.

  • Written to NCC2019
  • Provides coverage of standards, codes and structural principles as foundation knowledge for trainees. Standard measurements are also included in the preliminary pages of the text
  • Chapters and worksheets are mapped to competencies in the Certificate IV in Building and Construction
  • Each chapter aligns with a specific competency unit in of the Certificate IV in Building and Construction to assist course planning and delivery

Table of Contents

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Part 1 – Codes and standards
1. Building codes and standards
2. Legal requirements for building and construction projects
3. Construction contracts
4. Work health and safety
5. Plans and specifications
6. On-site supervision
7. Business disputes

Part 2 – Business preparation
8. Tender documentation
9. Small business finances

Part 3 – Design considerations
10. Site surveys and set out procedures
11. Simple building sketches and drawings

Part 4 – Structures
12. Structural principles
13. Applying structural principles to low-rise constructions

Part 5 – Sustainability
14. Thermal efficiency and sustainability
15. Minimising waste

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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Construction Technology for Builders

  • ISBN-10: 0170416046
  • ISBN-13: 9780170416047

Price USD$ 84.00


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