Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings, 2nd Edition
February 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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1.1 The function and performance of buildings.
1.2 New methods and products.
1.3 Product selection and specification.
2 Scaffolding, Façade Retention and Demolition.
2.2 Refurbishment and façade retention.
2.4 Reuse and recycled materials.
3 Ground stability, Foundations and Substructures.
3.1 Ground stability.
3.2 Functional requirements.
3.3 Foundation types.
3.4 Substructures and basements.
4 Single-Storey Frames, Shells and Lightweight Coverings.
4.1 Lattice truss, beam, portal frame and flat roof structures.
4.2 Roof and wall cladding, and decking.
4.4 Diaphragm, fin wall and tilt-up construction.
4.5 Shell structures.
5 Structural Steel Frames.
5.1 Functional requirements.
5.2 Methods of design.
5.3 Steel sections.
5.4 Structural steel frames.
5.6 Fire protection of structural steelwork.
5.7 Floor and roof construction.
6 Structural Concrete Frames.
6.2 Concrete mixes.
6.4 Formwork and falsework.
6.5 Prestressed concrete.
6.6 Lightweight concrete.
6.7 Concrete structural frames.
6.8 Precast reinforced concrete frames.
6.9 Lift slab construction.
7 Cladding and Curtain Wall Construction.
7.1 Functional requirements.
7.2 Terms and definitions.
7.3 Infill wall framing to a structural grid.
7.4 Solid and cavity walling.
7.5 Facings applied to solid and cavity wall backing.
7.6 Cladding panels.
7.7 Sheet metal wall cladding.
7.8 Glazed wall systems.
8 Prefabrication and Off-Site Production.
8.1 Terms and concepts.
8.2 Functional requirements.
8.3 Off-site production.
8.4 The production process.
8.5 Pre-cut timber.
8.8 Joints and joining.
9 Lifts and Escalators.
9.1 Functional requirements.
9.2 Lifts (elevators).
9.3 Escalators and moving walkways.
10 Fit Out and Second Fix.
10.1 Commercial fit out.
10.2 Raised floors.
10.3 Suspended ceilings.
10.4 Internal partition walls.
10.5 Painting and decorating.
11 Internal Environment and Services Provision.
11.1 Functional requirements.
11.2 Indoor climate control.
11.3 Hot water supply systems.
11.4 Water services to multi-storey buildings.
11.5 Estimation of pipe sizes.
11.6 Recycled water systems.
11.7 Electronic communication systems: broadband.
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