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1.0 Introduction:
1.1 Classification of Rocks:
1.2 Uses of stones:
1.3 Qualities of a good building stone:
1.4.1 Granite
1.4.2 Balast
1.4.3 Sand Stone:
1.4.4 Lime Stone:
1.4.5 Marble
1.4.6 Slate:
1.5. Selection of stones
1.6 Artificial stones: These are also known as cast stones or
1.7 Aggregates - Grading: Aggregates is derived from igneous,
2.1 Composition - Manufacture Process
2.2 Classification:
2.3 Qualities of Good Brick:
2.4 Special Types: Bricks are made in a wide range of shapes and to
2.5 Tests for bricks :
2.6 Grading of Bricks
3.1 Ingradeints – Functions
3.2 Types of Cement
3.3. Uses of Cement:
3.4. Admixtures – Uses
4.4 Bulking of Sand:
5.1 Properties – Uses:
5.2.1 Bulk density:
5.2.2. Kinds of binding Material
5.2.3 Nature of Application:
5.2.4. Special Mortars:
5.3. Preparation of cement mortar
6.1 Constituents - Requirements
6.2. Uses and types
6.3 Preparation of concrete mix:
6.4 Compaction - Methods:
6.5 Curing of concrete:
7.1 Classification of trees
7.2 Defects in Timber:
7.3 Wood based products:
7.4. Characteristics of good timbers:
8.1.2 Cast iron:
8.1.4 Steel : As per as carbon content is concerned, steel forms an
8.1.5 Non Metals:
8.2. Plastics:
8.3. Adhesives:
8.4 Asbestos:
8.5 Glass:
8.6 Plaster of paries
8.7 Lenoleum:
8.8 Wall paper:
8.9 a) Bitumen: Bitumen is the binding material, which is prevent in
8.10 Thermocole:
9.1 Classification:
9.2 Component parts of building
10.1 Objects of foundations:
10.2 Bearing capacity: The ability of the foundation material,
10.3 Types of soils – Bearing Capacity: Ultimately the load of the
10.4 Types of foundations:
10.5Requirements of a good foundation:
10.6Causes of failure of good foundation:
11.1 Stone masonry: The construction of stones bonded together with
11.2 Tools required for stone masonry construction:
11.3 Types of Stone Masonry:
11.5 Brick masonry:
11.6 Types of brick bonds:
12.1 Types of Floors:
13.1 Types of roofs-Methods of construction:
14.1 Sources of dampness(causes)
14.2 Effects of dampness:
14.3 Techniques and methods of damp prevention:
14.4 Important considerations in fire protection:
14.5 General measures of fire safety in building:
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40521673 Building Materials Construction

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