About the Book: Building Materials and Construction Building Materials and Construction is compulsory paper in Civil Engineering. This book is primarily designed as an introductory text book students pursuing undergraduate degree (B.Tech./B.E) in Civil Engineering. Includes Conventional Materials of Construction such as: Stones, Bricks, Titles, Lime, Timber, Paints Varnishes and Distempers, Ferrous and Nonferrous Metal, Glass, Plastics, Asphalt, Bitumen and Tar, Gypsum, Pozzolana, Insulating Materials. Moreover, this book contains detail description of various components of buildings. The Salient features of the five units dealt within the book are: Exhaustive coverage; clear concise itemized presentation styled for relaxed understating to graded readers; illustrative figures; review questions; model paper. About the Author Saiful Islam is presently working as a lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering, RGEC, Meerut, U.P. He did his B.Tech. degree from Zakir Hussain College of Engineering, A.M.U., Aligarh. He has completed his M.Tech degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. He is the life member of Indian Society of Technical Education, International Association of Engineers and International Association of Protective Structures. He is also the author of Engineering Geology and Hydraulics and Hydraulic Machines. He has published two papers in International journal. He has attended Several conferences/Workshops. Contents Unit-I (Building Material-Part-I) Unit-II (Building Material-Part-I) Unit-III (Building Construction Part-I) Unit-IV (Building Construction Part-II) Unit-V (Building Construction Part-III).