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Chapter 1:
  Functional Requirements of Buildings 1 - 103
1.1
  Thermal Comfort and Climatology 1
1.2
  Orientation of Buildings 7
1.3
  Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and Ventilation 14
1.4
  Thermal Insulation of Buildings 21
1.5
  Day lighting of Buildings 29
1.6
  General Building Regulations 33
1.7
  Fire Resistance, Fire Safety and Fire Protection 43
1.8
  Rainwater Harvesting 60
1.9
  Earthquake Design of Buildings 64
1.10
  Green Buildings – Design and Construction 78
1.11
  Landscape Planning and Design 84
Appendix 1.1
  List of Representative Towns under Various Climatic Zones 93
Appendix 1.2
  Latitudes, Longitudes, and Height above Mean Sea Level (MSL) of Indian Towns 93
Appendix 1.3
  Thermal Properties of Building and Insulating Materials 95
Appendix 1.4
  Thermal Insulation Performance of Walls, Flat/ Sloped Roofs 96
Appendix 1.5
  Fire Resistance Ratings of Structural Elements (In Hours) 97
Appendix 1.6
  Map of India Showing Seismic Zones 98
Appendix 1.7
  LEED India (NC): Green Building Rating System for New Construction - Project Check List 99
Appendix 1.8
  Botanical Names of Trees, Shrubs, Climbers and Ground Cover 101
Appendix 1.9
  List of References 102
Chapter 2:
  Project Management 105 - 141
2.1
  Introduction 105
2.2
  Bar Charts (Gantt Charts) 110
2.3
  Network Techniques 112
2.4
  Activity-on-Arrow (CPM) Network Analysis 114
2.5
  PERT Model 117
2.6
  Precedence Network 118
2.7
  Project Management Software 120
2.8
  Storage of Construction Materials 123
2.9
  Setting out of Buildings and Total Station 127
Appendix 2.1
  CPM Network of House Construction Project 131
Appendix 2.2
  Check List for Choosing Project Management Software 134
Appendix 2.3
  Total Station 135
Appendix 2.4
  List of References 141
 
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