CXC Study Guide: Building and Furniture Technology for CSEC
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CXC Study Guide: Building and Furniture Technology for CSEC

By Colin Fearn, Sandra Berry, George Dujon, Noel Harvey, Richard Samuels, John Satney
US$ 13.74
Book Description

Written by experienced teachers and experts, Building and Furniture Technology for CSEC takes a skills-led approach. It concentrates on the development of skills, critical thinking and teamwork providing a firm foundation for the SBA, further study and beyond.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Introduction
  • Contents
  • 1. An introduction to health and safety: working safely
    • 1.1 Substances hazardous to health
    • 1.2 Fire
    • 1.3 Lifting
    • 1.4 Faulty tools and equipment
    • 1.5 Personal protective equipment
  • 2. Health and safety: welfare and emergency procedures
    • 2.1 Welfare
    • 2.2 Emergency procedures
  • 3. The natural and built environment
    • 3.1 The natural environment
    • 3.2 The built environment
    • 3.3 Environmental considerations
    • 3.4 Building in environmentally friendly ways
    • 3.5 Deforestation
  • 4. Building design
    • 4.1 Types of building
  • 5. Building elements: substructure
    • 5.1 Foundations
  • 6. Building elements: superstructure
    • 6.1 Floors
    • 6.2 Walls
    • 6.3 Roofs
  • 7. Building elements: joinery, kitchens and bathrooms
    • 7.1 Doors
    • 7.2 Windows
    • 7.3 Kitchens and bathrooms
  • 8. Building elements: staircases, services and finishings
    • 8.1 Staircases
    • 8.2 Services
    • 8.3 Finishings
  • 9. Preparations for building
    • 9.1 The building team
    • 9.2 Roles in the construction industry
    • 9.3 The building process
  • 10. Site layout
  • 11. Site conditions
    • 11.1 Site clearance
  • 12. Plant
    • 12.1 Trenches
    • 12.2 Waste
    • 12.3 Site hoarding
  • 13. Plans and drawings
    • 13.1 Floor plans
    • 13.2 Orthographic projection
    • 13.3 Basic drawing symbols
  • 14. Pictorial projection
    • 14.1 Sketches
    • 14.2 Title panel
  • 15. Setting out a site
  • 16. Setting out levels
    • 16.1 Foundations
    • 16.2 Boning rods
  • 17. Timber science
    • 17.1 Conversion
  • 18. Properties of timber
  • 19. Timber conversion
    • 19.1 Effect of conversion on movement
    • 19.2 Seasoning
  • 20. Timber: natural defects
    • 20.1 Shakes
    • 20.2 Cup shake
    • 20.3 Knots
    • 20.4 Resin pocket
    • 20.5 Blue stain
    • 20.6 Insect infestation
  • 21. Timber: seasoning defects
  • 22. Solid building materials
    • 22.1 Stone
    • 22.2 Blocks
    • 22.3 Bricks
  • 23. Mortar and concrete
    • 23.1 Mortar
    • 23.2 Concrete
  • 24. Sheet materials
    • 24.1 Wood-based sheet materials
    • 24.2 Gypsum and cement-based boards
    • 24.3 Metal and plastic
  • 25. Storage of materials
    • 25.1 Timber
    • 25.2 Plasterboard
    • 25.3 Bricks and blocks
    • 25.4 Bagged cement and plaster
    • 25.5 Security
  • 26. Principles of drawing
    • 26.1 Scales and dimensions
    • 26.2 Lines used in drawing
    • 26.3 Symbols
  • 27. Drawing equipment
    • 27.1 Pencils
    • 27.2 Rule
    • 27.3 Squares
    • 27.4 Compass
    • 27.5 Other equipment
  • 28. Sketching and pictorial drawings
    • 28.1 Sketching
    • 28.2 Pictorial drawings
  • 29. Brickwork
    • 29.1 Bonds
    • 29.2 Lintels
  • 30. Bricklaying tools
    • 30.1 Trowels
    • 30.2 Hammers
    • 30.3 Bolster and cold chisel
    • 30.5 Other equipment
  • 31. Setting out
    • 31.1 Laying out walls
    • 31.2 Cutting bricks and blocks
    • 31.3 Mixing mortar and concrete by machine
  • 32. Laying bricks and blocks
  • 33. Pointing and rendering
    • 33.1 Pointing
    • 33.2 Rendering
  • 34. Plastering and tiling
    • 34.1 Plastering
    • 34.2 Tiling
  • 35. Concrete: formwork and steel fixing
    • 35.1 Formwork
    • 35.2 Steel fixing
    • 35.3 Pouring and finishing concrete
  • 36. Painting and decorating
    • 36.1 Brushes
    • 36.2 Types of paint
    • 36.3 Surface preparation
    • 36.4 Applying paint to walls
  • 37. Working with wood
    • 37.1 Marking-out tools
    • 37.2 Chisels
    • 37.3 Planes
    • 37.4 Saws
    • 37.5 Striking tools
  • 38. Carpentry power tools
    • 38.1 Drill (pillar and battery)
    • 38.2 Circular saw
    • 38.3 Chop saw
    • 38.4 Planer
    • 38.5 Belt sander
    • 38.6 Orbital sander
    • 38.7 Jigsaw
    • 38.8 Pinner and nail gun
    • 38.9 Router
  • 39. Woodworking machinery
    • 39.1 Fixed circular saw
    • 39.2 Narrow band saw
    • 39.3 Planer
    • 39.4 Morticer
  • 40. Woodworking joints
    • 40.1 Types of joint
    • 40.2 Marking out joinery
    • 40.3 Marking out carpentry
    • 40.4 Assembly
  • 41. Roof construction
    • 41.1 Elements of a roof
    • 41.2 Components of a cut roof
    • 41.3 Rafter cuts
    • 41.4 Trussed rafter roof
    • 41.5 Working at height
  • 42. Doors and windows
    • 42.1 Doors
    • 42.2 Door construction
    • 42.3 Hanging a door
    • 42.4 Windows
    • 42.5 Ironmongery
  • 43. Timber floors
    • 43.1 Types of joist
    • 43.2 Installing floor joists
    • 43.3 Joist coverings
    • 43.4 Specialist wood finishes
  • 44. Staircases
    • 44.1 Components of a staircase
    • 44.2 Setting out a stair
  • 45. Plumbing
    • 45.1 Basic plumbing materials
    • 45.2 Basic plumbing tools
    • 45.3 Plumbing techniques
    • 45.4 Domestic water systems
    • 45.5 Drainage systems
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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