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The book deals with planning of buildings keeping in view good ventilation, thermal comfort, and acoustic requirements apart from satisfying minimum standards and rules and regulations of local authorities, economy and future expansions are also taken care of in the building planning. Drawings are made to give clear details of the buildings. The book explains detail in making building drawings with the aid of computer. This book covers the requirement of Building Planning and Drawing course of diploma as well as degree courses. The practising engineers will also find it as an excellent reference book.
To understand the commands of AutoCAD and use them, the sequential procedure and steps involved while drawing plan, elevation and section are stored as screen captures and collection of these screen shots are placed in a CD which is enclosed with this book.
1. Introduction 2. Types of Buildings Based on Occupancy 3. Types of Residential Buildings 4. Basic Concepts of Building Elements 5. Methods of Construction 6. Cost-effective Building Techniques in Construction 7. Construction Management Techniques 8. Site Selection for Residential Buildings 9. Influence of Climate on Building Planning 10. Orientation of Building 11. Principles of Building Planning 12. Building by-Laws 13. Planning of Residential Buildings 14. Planning of Public Buildings 15. Building Services 17. Computer Aided Building Drawing 18. Typical Drawings Appendix Index.
S.S Bhavikatti :- Dr. S.S. Bhavikatti studied at BVB College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli for his BE (Civil) degree and graduated from Karnataka University, Dharwad in 1963 sharing first rank with another candidate. The same year he joined Karnataka Regional of Engineering College (presently NITK) Surathkal, as a teacher. He secured M.E. degree in Structural Engineering in 1967 from University of Roorkee, Roorkee (presently IIT Roorkee) under Technical Teachers Training Programme and Ph.D. degree in 1977 from IIT Delhi under Quality Improvement Programme. He served NITK in different capacities like Head of Civil Engineering Department, Chairman, Centre for Continuing Education, Chairman Central Computer Centre and Dean (Administration). From November 2001 to November 2005, he served at SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad. He then served RYMEC, Bellary as Principal upto September 2007. Presently he is working as Emeritus Professor at BVB College of Engineering and Technology. He has published 61 technical papers and 28 books. He has guided 68 students for M.Tech dissertation and 5 students for Ph.D. He was member of organizing scientific committee of international seminars organized by IASS held at Taegue (South Korea) in 1990, Tokyo (Japan) in 1993 and Taipei (Taiwan) in 1997. He is member of several Indian and International professional bodies and several technical committees appointed by Government of Karnataka.M.V. Chitawadagi :- M.V. Chitawadagi, Professor, BVB College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli