Building a House Footing Systems

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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.

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ISBN 9781420256246
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Dimensions 21 × 29.7 cm

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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.

About the author
The original authors Charles Simpson and Barry Hodgson have many years experience in the building industry and in the training of building students. Malcolm Dawson and Richard Heath contributed to the revisions for this edition.

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